Elizabeth Weingarten

Elizabeth Weingarten is the associate editor at New America and the associate director of its Global Gender Parity Initiative.

April 29 2011 7:14 AMCelebrity TreesIf Us Weekly had an Arbor Day edition, these A-list trees would be on the cover.
April 22 2011 7:00 AMIt's a Small World After AllA slide show of aerial photography, from pigeon-mounted cameras to Apollo 17 and beyond.
The Slate Gist
April 15 2011 3:12 PMAll ApologiesI've just offended Jews, Catholics, women, Arab-Americans, and the entire gay and lesbian community. Who should I call?
History Lesson
April 8 2011 11:29 AMCxjlrp ZfmebopTranslation: "Famous Ciphers." A photo gallery.
Brow Beat
March 25 2011 4:42 PMHow Did "Muffin Top," "LOL" and "OMG" Get into the Oxford English Dictionary?
April 11 2011 4:39 PMThe Arab Powder KegAn animated map of protests in the Middle East as they spread from country to country, updated with the most recent events.
March 7 2011 5:45 PMFriends Without BenefitsBehind the feud between Greenpeace and Facebook over renewable energy.
Feb. 21 2011 7:00 AMAwkward Presidential EncountersThe strangest and most uncomfortable meetings in White House history. Reagan and Michael Jackson?
Jan. 26 2011 3:42 PMCan You Train Your Pet Cat?Yes, but it won't be easy.
Jan. 14 2011 6:26 PMBest Interns EverWe asked you to tell us about some memorable interns. Here are the results.
Jan. 7 2011 5:59 PMWhen Did Radio Announcers Start Talking in a Deep Voice?It started with the FM dial. 
Jan. 7 2011 5:56 PMStrangest Presidential Campaign Advertisements
April 22 2011 7:00 AMIt's a Small World After All
Brow Beat
April 15 2011 6:40 PMBring Me Tina Fey's Head on a Popsicle Stick!
April 13 2011 3:22 PMNot Just PeanutsA slide show of the strangest presidential campaign advertisements.
April 5 2011 10:24 AMKate and Will's Magic Carriage RideThe ingredients of a successful royal wedding are more complex than "something borrowed and something blue."
March 25 2011 10:44 AMWe're Not Gonna ProtestWhy Qatar seems immune from the Arab world's revolutionary fever.
March 11 2011 7:19 AMIf You Want a Friend in Washington …The closest, and sometimes strangest, friendships in politics.
The XX Factor
Feb. 22 2011 3:09 PMThe Sudanese Referendum May Only Benefit Half the Country’s Women
Feb. 14 2011 5:35 PMBut Wait, There's More!The strange characters who descended on Washington to pitch the "Infomercial King," and how they fit into Obama's innovation narrative.
Jan. 20 2011 7:06 AMCheeks of SteelAre face exercises a scam or a fountain of youth?
Jan. 11 2011 3:32 PMKepler Was an Intern, TooDaniel Hernandez may have saved Gabrielle Giffords' life. Send us other examples of memorable interns!
Jan. 7 2011 5:56 PMAwkward Presidential Encounters



Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Altered State

The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender

What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?

Surprise! The Women Hired to Fix the NFL Think the NFL Is Just Great.

You Shouldn’t Spank Anyone but Your Consensual Sex Partner

Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Altered State
Sept. 17 2014 11:51 PM The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Dear Prudence
Sept. 18 2014 6:00 AM All Shook Up My 11-year-old has been exploring herself with my “back massager.” Should I stop her?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 8:25 PM A New Song and Music Video From Angel Olsen, Indie’s Next Big Thing
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 9:00 PM Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 18 2014 7:30 AM Red and Green Ghosts Haunt the Stormy Night
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?