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A Farewell From Emily BazelonThe former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
The “They May Take Our Lives, but They’ll Never Take Our Freedom” EditionListen to Slate's show about Obama’s strategy against ISIS, the effort to mobilize female voters, and Scotland’s referendum on independence.
Nice Try, ObamaThe president’s latest accommodation to the contraception mandate has one problem: Religious employers won’t go for it.
The “Conservative Nanny State” GabfestListen to Slate’s show about Paul Ryan’s poverty plan, Tennessee’s Supreme Court retention elections, and Ebola panic.
Obama Is on a Pro-Labor RollThe president just signed the most important workers’ rights reform of the past 20 years.
The “Joe Biden’s White Teeth” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the crisis in Ukraine and the geopolitical fallout from Flight MH17, the latest legal challenge to Obamacare, and Joe Biden’s 2016 aspirations.
Obamacare Is SafeDon’t worry, the ruling against heath care subsidies is going to be reversed.
The “So Sue Me” EditionListen to Slate's show about John Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama, Elizabeth Warren’s possible 2016 campaign, and the arrest of a single mother who left her 9-year-old in a park.
The “May I Introduce You to President Harding and His Friend Jerry” EditionListen to Slate's show about the cycle of violence in Gaza, a possible new generation of conservatives, and Warren Harding’s steamy letters.
Who Gets to Stay?The courts are finally granting asylum to victims of domestic abuse. Victims of gang violence are still out of luck.
The “In the Cloud, No One Knows You’re a Dog” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Putin’s aggressive action in Ukraine, the 2014 elections, and the theft of celebrity nude photos.
Get Stolen Naked Photos Off the WebCongress needs to change the law to force Reddit and 4Chan to do the right thing.
The “Gabfest to End All Gabfests” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the potential for another government shutdown, a bizarre faceoff over the Export-Import bank, and the World War I centennial.
The “Why Isn’t Everyone Rioting?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the aftermath of Ferguson, the horrifying execution of journalist James Foley, and L.A.’s potential voting lottery.
Why I Don’t Call the PoliceMichael Brown. Eric Garner. Debra Harrell. And that’s just the latest.
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club Asks, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?Slate critics take on Roz Chast’s cartoon memoir about her parents’ decline.
You Can Still Get an Abortion in AlabamaWill a new ruling that keeps open clinics there matter in the next battleground—Texas?
Watch the Political Gabfest TapingSpy on David, John, and Emily during the July 24 recording of the Gabfest.
Blue-State DisgraceThere are 57,000 kids at the border who need temporary shelter. Shame on the Democratic governors who are turning them away.
The XX Factor
New York Times Reports Another Campus Sexual Assault Horror Story. Now We Need the Data.
The XX Factor
This Should Go Without Saying, But: Prosecutors, It's Not OK to Photograph a Boy’s Erect Penis
TODAY IN SLATE
Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS
But the next president might.
JurisprudenceThe Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices
Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?
Here are the facts.
The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender
What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?
The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?
All Shook Up My 11-year-old has been exploring herself with my “back massager.” Should I stop her?