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Questions for Jonathan Gruber The MIT professor explains his approach to health care and what he is up to next.
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The Brain Fag Syndrome, Cuddly Men and Harry Potter VirginsThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Jonathan Gruber, Professor of Economics, MIT The economics professor who is shaping health care reform at the national and state level.
Gay Bars, Sharkonomics, and Living on GrouponThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Postpone Christmas We should celebrate Jesus’ birth in early February, not the end of December.
Women’s Work The jobs recovery was supposed to be great for women. It hasn’t exactly worked out that way.
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.