James Ledbetter

Aug. 21 2008 6:56 AMObama: the Pepsi CandidateThe Democratic presidential nominee and the soft drink have strong affinities.
Today's Business Press
Aug. 15 2008 5:23 AMInflation nation.
Today's Business Press
July 31 2008 6:11 AMWall Street is hiring!
Today's Business Press
July 29 2008 6:16 AMObamanomics 101.
May 15 2008 6:59 PMNetwork 2.0CBS's purchase of CNET is pricey and tricky, but it might just work.
May 2 2008 5:06 PMHow Bad Could It Get?Will the recession be more like the 1990-'91 downturn or the Great Depression?
April 17 2008 4:00 PMIs It Safe To Eat Pork Brains?Only if you don't inhale.
July 30 2002 1:25 PMBertelsmann's Big BungleThomas Middelhoff was the best CEO in the media business. So why did Bertelsmann fire him?
June 12 2002 2:17 PMSubpoena Martha Stewart!
June 4 2002 12:46 PMWhat's wrong with the International Herald Tribune?
March 29 2002 12:54 PMIs Justice going too hard on Arthur Andersen?
March 27 2002 12:39 PMBudgets and bellbottoms.
Net Election
May 12 2000 3:00 AMBy the Numbers, Part 4
Net Election
April 21 2000 3:00 AMFrom Whistle-Stop to Web Stop
Net Election
March 17 2000 3:00 AM"Virtual Voting" Faces Real-World Concerns 
Today's Business Press
Aug. 18 2008 5:37 AMThe price is right.
Today's Business Press
Aug. 12 2008 4:32 AMAndrew Cuomo, market savior.
Today's Business Press
July 30 2008 5:36 AMDoha, Bennigan's RIP.
June 11 2008 2:11 PMWhy Martha Stewart's Company Is DoomedEven a new CEO is unlikely to save the domestic diva's reeling firm.
May 5 2008 3:06 PMYahoo-bris!A company with a history of overpaying lost a great deal when it couldn't force Microsoft to overpay. Now what?
April 25 2008 12:27 PMMcCain and His MoneyWhat the candidate's investing strategy reveals about his character.
Hey, Wait A Minute
April 16 2008 7:18 AMThe Fizz-dom of CrowdsIf prediction markets are so great, why have they been so wrong lately?
July 3 2002 5:00 PMWhat's Vivendi's real problem? Phony French capitalism.
June 12 2002 1:10 PMEmperor Rupert's dynastic decree.
May 15 2002 5:45 PMDeadline JournalismObits, British and American.
March 28 2002 1:53 PMWhat the Cheney energy task force is still hiding.
March 25 2002 12:36 PMWhat's causing all these business scandals?
Net Election
May 8 2000 9:00 PMWill There Be a Cyberdebate? 
Net Election
April 3 2000 11:30 PMForget the Ballot Box, the GOP Wants Your InboxThe Republican Party is on the verge of using a new technology that might just revamp e-fund raising.
Net Election
March 10 2000 3:00 AMThe Web's Exit-Poll Strategy 




Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Colorado Is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
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.