James Fallows

James Fallows is national correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly and author, most recently, of Free Flight.

War Stories
Dec. 1 2002 2:07 PMAir FrightWhy Nov. 28 will prove scarier in the long run for airline passengers than Sept. 11.
The Breakfast Table
May 2 2002 1:09 PMWould You Support Edwards?
The Breakfast Table
April 30 2002 6:45 PMPlaying "What If"
Press Box
Dec. 3 2001 12:38 PMHowell Raines Owes Me an ApologyThe New York Times editor's sudden conversion to public journalism.
Aug. 31 1999 2:00 AMBooze You Can UseGetting the best beer for your money.
The Breakfast Table
May 2 2002 8:02 PMWhat About the Cantwell Story?
The Breakfast Table
May 1 2002 1:52 PMTrains, Planes, and Nader Apocrypha
The Breakfast Table
April 30 2002 8:18 AMWho's an Anti-Semite?
Sept. 17 1999 3:30 AMMore Booze You Can UseIn Round 2, Slate's beer tasters test the high-price brews.
The Book Club
June 30 1999 12:18 AM


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM Planned Parenthood Is About to Make It a Lot Easier to Get Birth Control
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 5:03 PM White House Chief Information Officer Will Run U.S. Ebola Response
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.