Elizabeth Weingarten

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

Future Tense
May 20 2014 8:13 AMThe Most Important Points Missing From the Conversation About Cyberwar
Future Tense
Dec. 30 2013 3:00 PMHow Do You Tell a Whole City to Shush?
Holidays
Nov. 27 2013 8:15 AMIn Praise of the Small ThanksgivingI used to wish for more guests at my holiday dinner. Now I know better.
Future Tense
May 3 2013 2:06 PMEvent Recap: How Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen See the Future
Doublex
March 11 2013 11:28 AMNo Nuts, No GloryThe perks of having a life-threatening food allergy.
Technology
Jan. 10 2013 3:35 PMThe Developing World Needs More Female Internet UsersA new report outlines some ways to make it happen.
Future Tense
June 1 2012 9:02 AMThe Future of Food: Five FrontiersHow nanotechnology, vertical farms, and lab-grown meat may change the way you eat.
Future Tense
Dec. 15 2011 12:47 PMTime Travel: Beyond the Science Fiction
Technology
Dec. 9 2011 11:22 AMFurious at Facebook Again!When a man tried to return my lost laptop, Facebook hid his messages from me. How come?
Moneybox
Dec. 2 2011 5:21 PMAmazing Money Sculptures and Collages
Gallery
Nov. 23 2011 2:32 PMThe Mystery of the Little Norwegian ChessmenA new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art showcases strange and charming chess pieces from the Middle Ages.
Politics
Nov. 17 2011 11:36 AMRevealing Presidential Images
Gallery
Nov. 11 2011 12:47 PMTo Be Black in America
Gallery
Nov. 9 2011 9:07 AMFun Facts About 11 Iconic Images
Gallery
Nov. 8 2011 10:12 AMBeards, Theft, and Other Peculiar Factors That Turn Images Into IconsA new book traces how images become universally recognized icons.
Future Tense
March 28 2014 2:41 PMHow to Get Girls to Choose, and Stick With, STEM Careers: A Future Tense Event Recap
Holidays
Dec. 7 2013 7:16 AMYou Did Not See Mommy Kissing Santa ClausI spoiled Santa for a classmate in third grade and have felt guilty about it ever since.
Future Tense
Sept. 9 2013 9:45 AMThe Language Time MachineGoogle’s Ngram Viewer gave us a new way to explore history, but has it led to any real discoveries?
Future Tense
April 15 2013 5:26 PMFuture Tense Event Recap: Evgeny Morozov on His New Book To Save Everything, Click Here
Future Tense
Feb. 21 2013 3:29 PMThe Best Reason Yet for Facebook To Stop Filtering Messages
Future Tense
Oct. 12 2012 6:09 PMHow To Stop Apple's iOS6 From Tracking Your Activity for Advertisers
Future Tense
Feb. 3 2012 8:50 AMEric Topol: Patients Need To Demand, “Show Me My Data!”
Politics
Dec. 14 2011 10:49 AMSweet Air, Michelle Obama!
Culturebox
Dec. 7 2011 10:26 AMEerie Japanese Internment Camp Photos
Gallery
Nov. 23 2011 3:09 PMAn Angsty Queen, A Deadly Elephant and Other Early Chess Pieces From the Cloisters Collection
Gallery
Nov. 17 2011 11:56 AMSay Cheese, Mr. PresidentA new traveling exhibit highlights the most captivating presidential photography of the past 50 years.
Intelligence Squared
Nov. 16 2011 3:40 PMLet’s Abolish Religion!How two British atheists convinced a crowd of New Yorkers that the world would be better off without faith at last night’s Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Intelligence Squared
Nov. 10 2011 3:28 PMReligion Doesn’t Make People Immoral, Being Human DoesAn interview with Rabbi David Wolpe: Why he’ll argue against the motion,"The World Would Be Better Off Without Religion," at the Nov. 15 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Intelligence Squared
Nov. 8 2011 5:06 PMWhy We’d Be Miserable in a World Without ReligionAn interview with King’s College President Dinesh D’Souza: why he’ll argue against the motion, “The World Would Be Better Off Without Religion,” at the Nov. 15 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Brow Beat
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The Self-Made Man

The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

Does Your Child Have “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo”? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

The First Case of Ebola in America Has Been Diagnosed in Dallas

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Politics

Mad About Modi


Why the controversial Indian prime minister drew 19,000 cheering fans to Madison Square Garden.


Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Don’t Panic! The U.S. Already Stops Ebola and Similar Diseases From Spreading. Here’s How.

Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD

The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
  Life
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 6:44 PM Ebola Was Already Here How the United States contains deadly hemorrhagic fevers.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.