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

Politics

The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.

Politics

Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The U.S. Has a New Problem in Syria: The Moderate Rebels Feel Like We’ve Betrayed Them

We Need to Talk: A Terrible Name for a Good Sports Show by and About Women

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Oct. 1 2014 1:25 PM Japanese Cheerleader Robots Balance and Roll Around on Balls
  News & Politics
Crime
Oct. 1 2014 4:15 PM The Trials of White Boy Rick A Detroit crime legend, the FBI, and the ugliness of the war on drugs.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
  Life
The Eye
Oct. 1 2014 1:04 PM An Architectural Crusade Against the Tyranny of Straight Lines
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PM Today In GOP Outreach to Women: You Broads Like Wedding Dresses, Right?
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 3:02 PM The Best Show of the Summer Is Getting a Second Season
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 3:01 PM Netizen Report: Hong Kong Protests Trigger Surveillance and Social Media Censorship
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.