Daisann McLane

Daisann McLane is a journalist who splits her time between New York and Hong Kong. Her dispatchesfrom Hong Kong can be read on Slate and also on her blog, "Learning Cantonese."

Sept. 1 2011 6:14 PMThe New Japanese Fear of Food
Aug. 31 2011 6:00 PMTaking Refuge in Fukushima
Aug. 30 2011 7:14 PMSendai Rising From the Wreckage
Dec. 23 2005 11:48 AMA Consciousness-Raising Tart
Dec. 21 2005 2:04 PMAn Extraordinary Night in Hong Kong Politics
Sept. 17 2004 1:46 PMMind Your Hais and Your Dous
Sept. 15 2004 1:49 PMWhat's Hong Kong's Biggest Obsession? Food!
Aug. 31 2011 6:43 PMThe Fishermen of Fukushima
Aug. 31 2011 12:04 PMSendai After the Tsunami
June 29 2007 12:11 PMThe Hong Kong Handover HangoverTen years on, the natives are restless.
Dec. 22 2005 3:49 PMThe Protest Capital of Asia
Dec. 20 2005 12:32 PMOut in the Field With Hong Kong's Radio Pirates
Sept. 16 2004 2:19 PMCan Hong Kong Movies Survive China's Help?
Sept. 14 2004 2:27 PMLong Hair, Marxist Revolutionary and Superstar



The Self-Made Man

The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.

The GOP Senate Candidate in Iowa Doesn’t Want Voters to Know Just How Conservative She Really Is

Does Your Child Have “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo”? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

The Supreme Court, Throughout Its History, Has Been a Massive Disappointment

Why Indians in America Are Mad for India’s New Prime Minister

Damned Spot

Now Stare. Don’t Stop.

The perfect political wife’s loving gaze in campaign ads.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada. Now, Journalists Can’t Even Say Her Name.

Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD

The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
Sept. 30 2014 12:04 PM John Hodgman on Why He Wore a Blue Dress to Impersonate Ayn Rand
  News & Politics
Sept. 30 2014 2:36 PM This Court Erred The Supreme Court has almost always sided with the wealthy, the privileged, and the powerful.
Building a Better Workplace
Sept. 30 2014 1:16 PM You Deserve a Pre-cation The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
Sept. 30 2014 1:48 PM Thrashed Florida State’s new president is underqualified and mistrusted. But here’s how he can turn it around.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 3:59 PM The Trailer for Taken 3 Is Here, and Guess Who’s on His Phone Again
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 2:38 PM Scientists Use Electrical Impulses to Help Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath the Methane Lakes of Titan?
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.