The Devastating, Sneaky Genius of John Roberts’ OpinionsHis McCutcheon decision pretends to be mild but then wrecks what remains of campaign-finance law.
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 Live Nude Dancing at the Kitty Kat Lounge GabfestListen to Slate’s show about the Supreme Court’s latest campaign finance case, GOP budget and tax reform plans, and the play Arguendo.
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 Trolls Among Us If you want to comment on this article, you shouldn’t be allowed to be anonymous.
#MuckReads Travel Edition: Investigations of the South Korean Ferry Disaster, Automotive Recalls, and FAA Safety Improvement
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.