The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club Wonders Where’d You Go, BernadetteSlate’s critics debate Maria Semple’s comic best-seller.
The Sheriff OversteppedGrady Judd got the spotlight, but no justice, in charging two teenage girls in the Rebecca Sedwick suicide case.
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 “Emily, Would You Please Stop Being So Emotional?” GabfestListen to Slate's show about a possible Jeb Bush candidacy, “emotional” female politicians, and the ethics of taking your children on the high seas.
Who Deserves Religious Liberty?What Ross Douthat gets wrong about the Hobby Lobby and gay wedding photography cases.
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?
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.