Christopher Flavelle

Christopher Flavelle reports for ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative newsroom in New York City. He is Canadian.

Foreigners
Feb. 18 2010 6:51 AMTea Party, Canada-Style!America's battle over health care reform started in Saskatchewan.
Foreigners
July 30 2009 9:31 AMThere's Something About KyrgyzstanThis Central Asian state breaks hearts.
Foreigners
Sept. 12 2008 11:17 AMWhat's the Matter With Canada?How the world's nicest country turned mean.
Moneybox
July 10 2008 1:29 PMGood Crop, Bad CropOnce-lauded biofuels are now blamed for high food prices. But the next generation might yet work.
Hey, Wait A Minute
June 10 2008 1:06 PMDebunking the "Wealth Effect"Declining house prices don't necessarily slow down consumer spending.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 12 2009 10:47 AMYou Can Check Out Anytime You Like, but You Can Never LeaveAt least 17 detainees have been ordered released from Guantanamo but are stuck there.
Foreigners
Feb. 13 2009 3:55 PMBarack Obama's Uzbekistan ProblemRealpolitik ambushes Obama, and not just at home.
Green Room
July 22 2008 2:24 PMWill Greener Planes Fly?Fuel-strapped airlines need a new approach, but technological fixes are hard to find.
Moneybox
July 2 2008 6:28 AMSuper-vise MeIt's OK to feel guilty about eating fast food, but is it the government's job?

TODAY IN SLATE

War Stories

The Right Target

Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.

The One National Holiday Republicans Hope You Forget

It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

Should You Recline Your Seat? Two Economists Weigh In.

Doublex

It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Or, why it is very, very stupid to compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice.

Building a Better Workplace

In Defense of HR

Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.

Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

Politico Wonders Why Gabby Giffords Is So “Ruthless” on Gun Control

Behold
Sept. 23 2014 4:45 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Foreigners
Sept. 23 2014 6:40 PM Coalition of the Presentable Don’t believe the official version. Meet America’s real allies in the fight against ISIS.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
  Life
Outward
Sept. 23 2014 1:57 PM Would a Second Sarkozy Presidency End Marriage Equality in France?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 8:38 PM “No One in This World” Is One of Kutiman’s Best, Most Impressive Songs
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 5:36 PM This Climate Change Poem Moved World Leaders to Tears Today
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 23 2014 4:33 PM Who Deserves Those 4 Inches of Airplane Seat Space? An investigation into the economics of reclining.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 23 2014 7:27 PM You’re Fired, Roger Goodell If the commissioner gets the ax, the NFL would still need a better justice system. What would that look like?