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



Slate Plus Early Read: The Self-Made Man

The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada. Now, Journalists Can’t Even Say Her Name.

Mitt Romney May Be Weighing a 2016 Run. That Would Be a Big Mistake.

Amazing Photos From Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution

Transparent Is the Fall’s Only Great New Show

The XX Factor

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada

Now, journalists can't even say her name.


Lena Dunham, the Book

More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.

What a Juicy New Book About Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric Fails to Tell Us About the TV News Business

Does Your Child Have Sluggish Cognitive Tempo? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

  News & Politics
Sept. 29 2014 10:00 PM “Everything Must Change in Italy” An interview with Italian Prime Minster Matteo Renzi.
Sept. 29 2014 7:01 PM We May Never Know If Larry Ellison Flew a Fighter Jet Under the Golden Gate Bridge
Dear Prudence
Sept. 29 2014 3:10 PM The Lonely Teetotaler Prudie counsels a letter writer who doesn’t drink alcohol—and is constantly harassed by others for it.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 29 2014 1:52 PM Do Not Fear California’s New Affirmative Consent Law
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 29 2014 8:45 AM Slate Isn’t Too Liberal, but … What readers said about the magazine’s bias and balance.
Brow Beat
Sept. 29 2014 9:06 PM Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Looks Like a Comic Masterpiece
Future Tense
Sept. 29 2014 11:56 PM Innovation Starvation, the Next Generation Humankind has lots of great ideas for the future. We need people to carry them out.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 29 2014 12:01 PM This Is Your MOM’s Mars
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.