Slumdogs, MillionairesThanks to Mumbai’s land reform act, the very rich and very poor have become next-door neighbors.
The Wire vs. TremeDavid Simon hosts a battle of the bands between Baltimore and New Orleans.
New York Should Hate the Voting Rights ActWhy the city is taking a principled stand to defend it.
Foreign InfluenceCan a death row inmate in Virginia save his life by claiming he’s Ukrainian?
Roads & Kingdoms
Marooned in the Desert Sixty-seven years after the Arab-Israeli War, 3,000 Palestinians remain forgotten and stateless in rural Egypt.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
Honeybees at a Crossroads Drought, pesticides, diseases—it’s not a good time to be a bee.