The Harder They FallNew research shows that high-status kids go after each other more than they go after misfits. The targets say they suffer more, too.
“Procedures Involving Gravely Immoral Practices”What the religious right really thinks of birth control.
The You're No Frank Underwood GabfestListen to Slate's show about the uprising in Kiev, a failed unionization in Tennessee, and Season 2 of House of Cards.
The Best Report on Bullying I’ve Ever ReadThe NFL’s amazing investigation of the Miami Dolphins locker room.
The Word You Are Searching for Is RapeWhy sexual abuse, sexual assault, and molestation don’t always cut it.
The “Take This Job and Shove It, ’Cause I've Got Obamacare” GabfestListen to Slate's show about the 2014 midterms, whether Obamacare will really reduce employment, and the 10th anniversary of Facebook.
The XX Factor
DuPont Heir Got Probation for Raping His Daughter. Because He Wouldn't "Fare Well" in Prison?
In Defense of Religious LibertyAnti-gay bills and the Hobby Lobby case have given religious rights a bad name. But they’re still important to fight for.
The “Do I Look Stoned?” GabfestListen to Slate's show about the crisis in Ukraine, decriminalizing marijuana, and revising the SAT.
The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Had a Chance to Gut Class-Action Lawsuits Forever. Why Didn’t They Take It?
A Dangerous Ruling in the Bode Miller-Sara McKenna Child Custody Battle Takes Fathers' Rights Way Too Far
Who Killed Gonzalo Ramirez?In 1995, Ramirez allegedly raped Patricia Esparza. He was tortured and killed weeks later. Now she’s charged with his murder. Is she responsible?
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club on The GroupOur critics discuss Mary McCarthy’s influential 1963 novel about female friends in New York City.