Gregg Easterbrook

Gregg Easterbrook is a fellow at the Brookings Institution. His most recent book is The Progress Paradox: How Life Gets Better While People Feel Worse.

Books
Sept. 8 2008 6:59 AMIt's Time To Turn Down the HeatWhat Thomas Friedman's doomsday environmental scenario gets wrong—and right.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Jan. 29 2007 3:07 PMWhat the President Got RightGive Bush credit for his energy proposal.
Science
Oct. 16 2006 6:52 AMTV Really Might Cause AutismA Slate exclusive: findings from a new Cornell study.
Science
Sept. 5 2006 3:57 PMIn Search of the Cause of AutismHow about television?
Culturebox
May 24 2006 6:05 AMAsk Mr. ScienceThe moral flaws of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth.
Science
March 29 2006 12:27 PMIt's the Earth, StupidNASA's new budget blows it.
Dialogues
Feb. 7 2003 9:00 AMWhat Vision? And What Value?
Chatterbox
July 31 2002 5:10 PMRemembering LaszloWhat do you call the federal government's prize slumlord? A philanthropist.
Sports Nut
Feb. 4 2002 7:05 AMTMQ: Mega-babe predicts exact final score!
Sports Nut
Jan. 29 2002 11:00 AMTMQ: I'm pickin' up good vibrations!
Sports Nut
Jan. 15 2002 9:48 AMTMQ: Beware the curse of big-name coaches.
Sports Nut
Dec. 31 2001 1:52 PMTuesday Morning Quarterback.
Sports Nut
Dec. 24 2001 2:04 PMTuesday Morning Quarterback.
Sports Nut
Dec. 11 2001 11:10 AMTMQ: Proposed new NFL penalties.
Sports Nut
Nov. 27 2001 11:16 AMTMQ Throwback Column
War Stories
April 2 2007 7:05 AMB-52, Where Are You?Why the Pentagon doesn't want you to know its bombers finally work.
Science
Dec. 8 2006 1:52 PMMoon BaselessNASA can't explain why we need a lunar colony.
Science
Sept. 14 2006 11:51 AMThe Trouble With String TheoryIt's claptrap, a new book argues.
Science
June 20 2006 11:54 AMBigger SmashHurricanes cause more damage because there's more for them to wreck.
Science
May 8 2006 1:39 PMThe Mutant Chickens Are Coming!The silliness of bird flu panic.
War Stories
March 5 2003 1:10 PMJDAM the TorpedoesThe weapons and tactics we will use in Iraq.
Dialogues
Feb. 6 2003 4:17 PMAttn: Kay Bailey Hutchison
Sports Nut
March 1 2002 11:29 AMWhy prehistoric linebackers couldn't run.
A Fine Whine
Feb. 1 2002 11:17 AMEnron EnvyWhere's my bribe?
Sports Nut
Jan. 22 2002 10:30 AMTMQ: The importance of the incomplete pass.
Sports Nut
Jan. 8 2002 10:58 AMTMQ: Thank God the NFL is not the NBA.
Sports Nut
Dec. 24 2001 9:37 PMTuesday Morning Quarterback.
Sports Nut
Dec. 18 2001 10:50 AMTuesday Morning Quarterback.
Sports Nut
Dec. 4 2001 11:05 AMTMQ: Debunking the parity myth.
Sports Nut
Nov. 20 2001 11:09 AMTMQ: Lowest IQ NFL plays.

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Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.

Jurisprudence

Happy Constitution Day!

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What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
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  Business
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  Life
The Eye
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  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
  Technology
Future Tense
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  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
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  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.