Douglas Gantenbein

Douglas Gantenbein is the Seattle correspondent for the Economist.

A Fine Whine
Aug. 16 2004 9:47 AMRealty BitesWhy do you still need an agent to buy a home?
The Best Policy
Jan. 5 2004 12:10 PMMad Cows Come HomeWhy the disease scare may be great for the U.S. food industry and consumers.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Oct. 31 2003 3:05 PMSmoke and MirrorsStop calling firefighters "heroes."
The Best Policy
Aug. 23 2002 3:12 PMFirestopperPresident Bush's forest plan is half right.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Jan. 13 2004 9:42 AMThe Perils of AquacultureIt's the salmon farms, not the risks of dioxin in farmed salmon, that we ought to be worried about.
Dec. 5 2003 1:34 PMJet LagHow Boeing blew it.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Dec. 4 2002 11:06 AMDead WoodThe lousy economics of Bush's new forest policy.
Hey, Wait A Minute
June 13 2002 2:05 PMSmokey the BusinessmanOnly you can make millions preventing forest fires.


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 8:32 AM Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy—and a Mess. Can the Movies Fix It?
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 20 2014 7:00 AM Gallery: The Red Planet and the Comet
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.