Franklin Foer
Franklin Foer

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

Politics
Nov. 9 2016 2:38 AMIt’s Worse Than You ThinkDonald Trump assumes the office of the presidency at the peak of its imperial powers and unhindered by the drag of divided government.
Cover Story
Oct. 31 2016 5:36 PMWas a Trump Server Communicating With Russia?This spring, a group of computer scientists set out to determine whether hackers were interfering with the Trump campaign. They found something they weren’t expecting.
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.
Politics
July 4 2016 8:01 PMPutin’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.
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.
Politics
Nov. 2 2016 8:36 PMTrump’s Server, RevisitedSorting through the new evidence, and competing theories, about the Trump server that appeared to be communicating with a Russian bank.
Politics
Sept. 27 2016 1:38 AMMaking It Up as He Goes AlongDonald Trump’s genius for improvisation and why it failed him at the first debate.
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.
The Spot
July 10 2016 7:19 PMPortugal’s Turgid Victory Was the Dreadful Ending This Terrible European Championships Deserved
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.

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