Herbert Stein

Herbert Stein, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, was chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under Presidents Nixon and Ford. He died in September 1999.

It Seems To Me
Jan. 2 1998 3:30 AMThe Nixon I KnewThe Nixon I Knew
Dear Prudence
Dec. 20 1997 3:30 AM Get answers to your questions on morals, manners, and macroeconomic policy.
It Seems To Me
Nov. 7 1997 3:30 AMFather of the StarFather of the Star
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Oct. 3 1997 3:30 AMThe Second-Best SauceThe joys of "home" cooking.
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Aug. 1 1997 3:30 AM207 ChannelsMy 18-inch dish is cute, but she doesn't have much class.
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June 13 1997 3:30 AMWatching the Couples Go ByWhy is this basic woman so valuable to this basic man whose arm she holds?
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April 18 1997 3:30 AMHigh Life on the PotomacMr. Reich comes to Washington.
Committee Of Correspondence
March 23 1997 3:30 AMThe committee: Francis Fukuyama, Neil Howe, George Modelski, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., and William Strauss. Moderated by Herbert Stein.
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Feb. 7 1997 3:30 AMThe Cubist RepublicanWhat Gertrude Stein and I share--beyond a last name.
Dec. 21 1996 3:30 AMTalk, Talk, Talk..Do pundits like me have any effect on policy?
Committee Of Correspondence
June 25 1996 3:30 AMDoes Microsoft Play Fair?The committee: Steve Ballmer, James Fallows, James Gleick, Peter Huber, and Roger McNamee.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 26 1997 3:30 AM Get answers to your questions on morals, manners, and macroeconomic policy.
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Nov. 28 1997 3:30 AMGolden DaysWhat produces them for most people has very little to do with politicians.
The Slate Gist
Oct. 26 1997 3:30 AMFast Track
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Aug. 29 1997 3:30 AMA Klutz at the BalletMore satisfying than watching Clinton waltz with Gingrich.
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July 11 1997 3:30 AMOn Being a JewFrom a Russian shtetl to Washington, D.C., in one leap.
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May 16 1997 3:30 AMHerb Stein's Unfamiliar QuotationsOn money, madness, and making mistakes.
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April 4 1997 3:30 AMA Tourist at HomeObserving America from a seat on the bus.
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March 7 1997 3:30 AMAn Old Couch Potato's LamentNow that I have time to watch, there's nothing I want to see (or: Where are the nonirritating, guilt-free programs like, well, Murder, She Wrote?).
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Jan. 11 1997 3:30 AMReading the InauguralsA primer on what presidents say after they take the oath.
Committee Of Correspondence
July 2 1996 3:30 AMCan Cutting Taxes Speed up Growth?The committee: Barry Bosworth, Robert Eisner, Joel Slemrod, and John Taylor.



The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

An Iranian Woman Was Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist. Can Activists Save Her?

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

The U.S. Has a New Problem in Syria: The Moderate Rebels Feel Like We’ve Betrayed Them

The Ludicrous Claims Women Are Pitched at “Egg Freezing Parties”

Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 1 2014 12:20 PM Don’t Expect Hong Kong’s Protests to Spread to the Mainland
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
The Eye
Oct. 1 2014 1:04 PM An Architectural Crusade Against the Tyranny of Straight Lines
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 2:08 PM We Need to Talk: Terrible Name, Good Show
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Oct. 1 2014 1:53 PM Slate Superfest East How to get your tickets before anyone else.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 2:24 PM The New Interstellar Trailer Is the Most Exciting Yet
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 2:26 PM The Apple Graveyard Leave a flower for a dead Apple product.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 12:01 PM Rocky Snow
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.