Alone, Alone, All, All Alone, Alone on a Wild Wild SeaBarbara Ehrenreich searches for transcendence.
The XX Factor
Fear Over Online Predators Is the New “Stranger Danger.” When Will Parents Stop Panicking?
Sex Talk FailI have been trying to talk to my daughter about sex since September, but I can’t get it up.
The XX Factor
At Evangelical College, Woman Who Was Assaulted Is "Responsible for What Happened to Her"
MSNBC’s Scholar-in-ResidenceMelissa Harris-Perry, tenured professor, progressive hero, TV star.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Conscious Uncoupling EditionListen to Slate’s show about Gwyneth Paltrow’s conscious uncoupling from Chris Martin.
The Audio Book Club
Is Slaughterhouse-Five a Rambunctious Countercultural Lark or a Document of Severe Depression?
DoubleX Gabfest: The Blinded Me With Science EditionListen to Slate’s show about the science of relationships, the Washington Post’s Date Lab, and whether an equal marriage means less sex.
Less Romance, More DataA new breed of research is trying to Moneyball the least logical of all human endeavors: love.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Triple Package, Triple Axel EditionListen to Slate’s show about Dylan Farrow’s open letter, Amy Chua’s new book, and the women of the Olympics.
Values FeminismCathy McMorris Rodgers, Supermom, is the new model for a successful Republican woman.
Crap, I Forgot to Be Mindful AgainHow the mindful parenting movement is setting parents up to fail.
Both Rubio and Jeb Are Running for Another Bush Term They are George W. Bush Republicans in every conventional sense.
Peeple, the “Yelp for People,” Disappears From Social Media—but Its Founders Promise It’s Still Coming
A Chicago Man Bought a Dilapidated South Side Bank for $1 and Turned It Into a Gorgeous Cultural Center
A Biden Presidency Would Be Grim News for Feminism He’s more “likeable” than Hillary. His record on women’s issues is not.
The “How Do You Punish This Company?” Bonus Segment Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and David Plotz discuss reprimanding Volkswagen for ethical misconduct.