Franklin Foer
Franklin Foer

Franklin Foer is a Slate contributing editor. He is writing a book about the dark side of Silicon Valley.

Cover Story
Aug. 7 2016 6:00 PMCan Brazil Be Saved?Colossal corruption. Political chaos. The worst recession in its history. The Olympics won’t rescue the once-booming nation. But all is not lost.
Politics
July 26 2016 11:24 AMThe DNC Hack Is Watergate, but WorseThe email dump isn’t a high-minded act of transparency. It’s a foreign power attempting to swing an election for its favored candidate.
Politics
July 21 2016 12:46 PMThe Real Winner of the RNC: Vladimir PutinThe Trump campaign continues its terrifying effort to cozy up to the Kremlin.
The Spot
July 10 2016 7:19 PMPortugal’s Turgid Victory Was the Dreadful Ending This Terrible European Championships Deserved
Politics
April 28 2016 5:30 AMThe Quiet AmericanPaul Manafort made a career out of stealthily reinventing the world’s nastiest tyrants as noble defenders of freedom. Getting Donald Trump elected will be a cinch.
Politics
March 10 2016 10:20 AMThe Not-Sad Demise of Marco RubioHe would have been the most radical nominee in GOP history.
Politics
Feb. 8 2016 4:34 PMThe Unctuous Genius of Ted CruzHow the candidate turned naked careerism into a winning campaign strategy.
Hang Up And Listen
July 11 2011 5:39 PMHang Up and Listen: The Hope Solo Durant EditionSlate's sports podcast on Team USA's stirring Women's World Cup win, ballpark fatalities, and locked-out NBA players going overseas.
The Book Club
Jan. 25 2006 1:24 PMIf Only He'd Taken On the Culture War …
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 12 2004 8:21 PMThe 2004 OlympicsIraq's meaningless inspirational victory.
Sports Nut
June 18 2003 5:23 PMBye, Bye, BecksWhy England's soccer god got shipped out.
Sports Nut
May 17 2002 10:05 AMWe Are the World CupWhy are the Spice Girls and Ricky Martin singing about soccer?
Culturebox
March 28 2002 5:19 PMKaddish for Uncle MiltieMilton Berle, television's No. 1 Jew.
Sports Nut
Sept. 11 2001 3:00 AMMussolini's Team 
Sports Nut
Feb. 12 2001 11:30 PMGloooooooooo—balism!
Politics
July 27 2016 7:55 PMDonald Trump Isn’t a Manchurian CandidateTrump and Putin are using each other.
Politics
July 22 2016 12:49 AMDonald Trump’s Un-American Acceptance SpeechThere was no reference to the nation’s history, its values, or even its armed forces. There was only Trump.
Cover Story
July 21 2016 9:50 AMPutin’s PuppetIf the Russian president could design a candidate to undermine American interests—and advance his own—he’d look a lot like Donald Trump.
The Spot
June 22 2016 9:27 AMThe U.S. Copa Performance Proves It: Jurgen Klinsmann Has Fallen Short
Politics
March 24 2016 5:45 AMDonald Trump Hates WomenIt’s the one position he’s never changed.
Politics
Feb. 9 2016 12:59 PMRubioBotThe question isn’t whether Marco Rubio is a robot—it’s who programmed him.
Politics
Feb. 7 2016 2:35 PMThe Return of Jeb BushWhy the goofy, patrician candidate is finally hitting his stride.
Hang Up And Listen
May 31 2011 6:58 PMHang Up and Listen: The Platonic Ideal of Team EditionSlate's sports podcast on the NBA Finals, Jim Tressel, Barcelona's Champions League title, and cheerleading as a college sport.
The Book Club
Jan. 24 2006 1:32 PMHow Deep Can a Celebrity Hound Dig?
Assessment
July 25 2003 3:13 PMThe Dictator's SonOdai, Qusai, and other progeny of evil.
Sports Nut
June 28 2002 12:41 PMThe man who ruined the World Cup.
Politics
April 23 2002 3:16 PMThe Lenny Bruce of CongressThe comic genius of James Traficant Jr.
Sports Nut
March 19 2002 4:01 PMThe Intifada All-StarsThe upside of violence in Israel? Better soccer.
Culturebox
Feb. 16 2001 3:00 AMErin Go BrockovichSoderbergh should win, but not for Traffic. 
Sports Nut
Dec. 11 2000 11:30 PMDefending Daniel "The Twerp" Snyder

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