All Eyes on ObamaObama needs to put his money where his mouth is on campaign finance reform.
We the People Rise AgainHow could we (prudently) amend the Constitution by national referendum?
Crisis? What Crisis?Cheer up, America: Our nation won't default, nor is our government dysfunctional.
Abolish the White House CounselAnd the Office of Legal Counsel, too, while we're at it.
Take Your Paws off the Presidency!Does the Bush administration have a secret succession order that bypasses Congress?
Down With Plutocrats and Fat Cat DonorsGive the rest of us money to spend on campaign contributions.
A Christmas Gift for the PentagonRemember how it turned retired generals into media shills? Lax oversight means it could happen again.
What Will Congress Do About Afghanistan?Lawmakers should set new rules now for asserting their war powers later.
Hey, What About the 24th?The constitutional amendment about voting rights that the Supreme Court forgot.
The XX Factor
Duggar Revelations Are Just the Latest Sex Abuse Scandal to Rock Far-Right Fundamentalism
What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.