The Three Jews, Two-and-a-Half Opinions GabfestListen to Slate's show about the minimum wage fight, the threat of violence in Sochi, and the campus politics of criticizing Israel.
Snap Out of ItIf this judge doesn’t buy the legal basis for the NSA’s intrusive phone snooping, no one should.
The Motor City Massacre GabfestListen to Slate's show about a federal lawsuit that could gut Obamacare, minimum wage strikes, and Detroit's bankruptcy.
Into the WoodsAmerican kids don’t know how to explore. Maybe what they need is forest kindergarten.
Is the Star Quarterback Getting a Pass?The sexual assault allegations against Florida State’s Jameis Winston fit a familiar, disturbing pattern.
Gabfest Extra: The Nuclear OptionDavid Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss the Senate Democrats’ vote to end filibusters of most presidential appointments.
We’ve Been Measuring Rape All WrongThe Justice Department survey that tracks instances of sexual assault has been vastly undercounting.
The “It's Not Plagiarism If You Say It in a Loud Voice” EditionA transcript of the Nov. 8 Political Gabfest.
The Nazi AnatomistsHow the corpses of Hitler's victims are still haunting modern science—and American abortion politics.
Maybe the NSA Should Run Healthcare.govA transcript of the Nov. 1 Political Gabfest.
Shut Up, Judge!A misguided appeals court tries to silence—and quash—stop-and-frisk Judge Shira Scheindlin.
The 2013 Conundrums GabfestListen to Slate's special year-end show about life's most confounding questions, as submitted by listeners.
How Did Jameis Winston Evade a Rape Charge?Too many facts suggest this was not a simple case of consensual sex.
Paying AmyDoyle Paroline owned two pornographic pictures of an 8-year-old girl. How much should he have to pay?
The Hobby Lobby Liberal Sobby GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Iranian nuclear deal, the religious rights of corporations, and the future of the filibuster.
Live From Brooklyn: The Ich Bin Ein Gabfester GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Kennedy assassination and how the U.S. would be different if he'd lived.
The Filibuster Had to Be KilledHow the Republican minority had turned it into an obscene weapon for obstructionism, delay, and political mischief.
The Don't You Dare Call It a Catfight GabfestListen to Slate's show about saving Obamacare, whether Elizabeth Warren could beat Hillary Clinton in 2016, and what driving laws cyclists should have to follow.
When It’s Your Kid in the Locker RoomWhat parents and coaches can learn from the NFL bullying scandal.
NFL BulliesCould the Dolphins’ suspension of Richie Incognito change the culture of pro football?
Dear President Obama, This Is Why Judges MatterTwo Bush appointees deliver body blows to reproductive rights—and demonstrate the power of the bench.
The Maybe the NSA Should Run Healthcare.gov GabfestBazelon, Dickerson, and Plotz on Obamacare's ongoing woes, NSA spying on allied leaders, and racial profiling by New York department stores.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Democrats’ War at Home
How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
The Democrats’ War at Home How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke
A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking
Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10
Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.
How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.
Building a Better Workplace
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps
Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.
Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
Behind the Scenes
Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.