Harrison Stark

Harrison Stark is the author of The Global(ized) Game: A Geopolitical Guide to the 2014 World Cup and is the co-author of two previous World Cup guides. Follow him on Twitter.

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May 29 2014 3:22 PMMexico Will Play Like Never Before, and Lose Like Always
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May 28 2014 1:13 PMCould Switzerland’s Multicultural Soccer Team Make the Country Regret Immigration Quotas?
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May 27 2014 4:06 PMWhy You Should Root for Ghana to Win the World Cup
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May 26 2014 3:00 PMNigeria Has the World’s Best Youth Team. Why Can’t It Win at the World Cup?
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May 23 2014 4:47 PMHow Could Greece Advance at the World Cup? I Have No Idea.
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May 21 2014 1:32 PMCameroon’s Indomitable Lions Aren’t Indomitable Any Longer
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May 20 2014 3:02 PMHonduras Will Play Three Games and Go Home. Let the Party Begin.
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May 19 2014 2:00 PMIran Beat the “Great Satan” at the 1998 World Cup. Now It Has an American Player.
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May 29 2014 8:57 AMThe Samurai Blue Are a Bore No More: How Japan Came to Play a Beautiful Game
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May 28 2014 11:34 AMThe USSR Was a Soccer Powerhouse. Why Isn’t Russia?
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May 27 2014 1:10 PMEcuador Used to Be a Joke. Now It’s Laughing All the Way to the World Cup.
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May 26 2014 12:00 PMWhy Croatian Soccer Fans Make Everyone Very Uncomfortable in Brazil
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May 23 2014 11:26 AMWhat’s Stopping the USA From Winning the World Cup?
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May 21 2014 9:34 AMAlgeria and France Have Never Played at the World Cup. Here’s Hoping for an Epic Matchup.
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May 20 2014 11:59 AMDoes Happiness Create Great Soccer Players? Nope. Just Ask Costa Rica.
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May 19 2014 11:45 AMWhy Is Australia Suddenly So Bad at Soccer?


Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

Yes, Black Families Tend to Spank More. That Doesn’t Mean It’s Good for Black Kids.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter

The Best Way to Organize Your Fridge


The GOP’s Focus on Fake Problems

Why candidates like Scott Walker are building campaigns on drug tests for the poor and voter ID laws.

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.

Iran and the U.S. Are Allies Against ISIS but Aren’t Ready to Admit It Yet

Farewell! Emily Bazelon on What She Will Miss About Slate.

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 5:47 PM Tale of Two Fergusons We knew blacks and whites saw Michael Brown’s killing differently. A new poll shows the gulf that divides them is greater than anyone guessed.
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  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.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 5:07 PM One Comedy Group Has the Perfect Idea for Ken Burns’ Next Project
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 1:48 PM Why We Need a Federal Robotics Commission
  Health & Science
Sept. 16 2014 4:09 PM It’s All Connected What links creativity, conspiracy theories, and delusions? A phenomenon called apophenia.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.