Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman is a professor at Yale Law School and a co-author of Voting with Dollars.

April 4 2014 3:03 PMAll Eyes on ObamaObama needs to put his money where his mouth is on campaign finance reform.
The Hive
June 4 2012 1:44 PMWe the People Rise AgainHow could we (prudently) amend the Constitution by national referendum?
July 29 2011 4:31 PMCrisis? What Crisis?Cheer up, America: Our nation won't default, nor is our government dysfunctional.
April 22 2009 3:47 PMAbolish the White House CounselAnd the Office of Legal Counsel, too, while we're at it.
Jan. 13 2009 4:30 PMImpeach Jay BybeeWhy should a suspected war criminal serve as a federal judge?
July 15 2008 3:35 PMTake Your Paws off the Presidency!Does the Bush administration have a secret succession order that bypasses Congress?
June 25 2007 2:23 PMDown With Plutocrats and Fat Cat DonorsGive the rest of us money to spend on campaign contributions.
July 17 2006 3:31 PMDetain GameHow Congress can make Guantanamo even worse.
Dec. 20 2005 1:41 PMThe Secrets They KeepHow telling the president what he'd like to hear can be good for your career.
Nov. 2 2012 6:31 PMElection BossesHow to stop employers from telling workers whom to vote for.
Dec. 28 2011 12:58 PMA Christmas Gift for the PentagonRemember how it turned retired generals into media shills? Lax oversight means it could happen again.
Dec. 9 2009 5:48 PMWhat Will Congress Do About Afghanistan?Lawmakers should set new rules now for asserting their war powers later.
April 17 2009 2:31 PMImpeach Jay BybeeWhy should a suspected war criminal serve as a federal judge?
Oct. 21 2008 4:25 PMBush's Final IllusionThe president's agreement with Iraq bypasses Congress. Again.
May 2 2008 12:34 PMHey, What About the 24th?The constitutional amendment about voting rights that the Supreme Court forgot.
Sept. 18 2006 3:43 PMBad Party LineAll the reasons to hate Bush's wiretapping bill.
April 5 2006 2:39 PMThe Perils of Judicial RestraintIf the Supreme Court won't intervene on "enemy combatant" cases, Congress must.


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Global Marches Demand Action on Climate Change


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

  News & Politics
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Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2014 2:00 PM Colin Farrell Will Star in True Detective’s Second Season
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.