Nativist AmericansThe New Yorker on the Republican presidential candidates' new favorite issue: illegal immigration.
Intruder AlertThe New Yorker on how an Asian parasite has devastated America's eastern hemlock population.
Newsweek's New HiresKarl Rove and Markos Moulitsas make their respective debuts in Newsweek.
The Other Mormon ProblemThe New Republic on how Mormons resent Mitt Romney's courting of evangelical voters.
In MemoriamIn Vanity Fair, Christopher Hitchens reflects on the death of a soldier whom he inspired to join the armed forces.
Korean BarbecueThe New Yorker on how a New Jersey restaurateur works with North Korea.
Hermit in ChiefVanity Fair explains how Bush, like many second-term presidents, became increasingly isolated.
John Paul Stevens, ConservativeThe New York Times Magazine's must-read profile on the Supreme Court justice you think you know.
Genius at Work?The New York Times Magazine's annual issue on the best, worst, and oddest ideas of the year.
Greenback Goner?The Economist on what could happen if the dollar's value keeps dropping.
Playing in the StreetThe New York Times Magazine finds that the early episodes of Sesame Street wouldn't please today's parents.
The Pointless ProtestsThe Economist on why Pakistan won't be democratizing any time soon.
Not All It's Cracked Up To BeWhy is the New York Times Magazine saying evangelical Christians are increasingly divided?
Grave MatterNational Geographic reports on the quirks, pitfalls, and future of memory.
Down the DrainThe New York Times Magazine profiles an Iraqi intellectual whose goal in life was to topple Saddam.
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Iraq Position LocatorA handy guide to what politicians, pundits, and others have said about the surge.
Googly EyesThe Economist asks whether Google's future business models will favor consumers or advertisers.
TODAY IN SLATE
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The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
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And schools are getting worried.
Inside Higher Ed
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160 Countries Host Marches to Demand Action on Climate Change
- Protesters Take to the Streets to Sound Alarm on Climate Change in New York, Across the World
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- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.