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



Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PM Today in GOP Outreach to Women: You Broads Like Wedding Dresses, Right?

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

How Tattoo Parlors Became the Barber Shops of Hipster Neighborhoods

This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century

Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  News & Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Buy a Small Business
Oct. 1 2014 11:48 PM Inking the Deal Why tattoo parlors are a great small-business bet.
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?