Obama: the Pepsi CandidateThe Democratic presidential nominee and the soft drink have strong affinities.
How Bad Could It Get?Will the recession be more like the 1990-'91 downturn or the Great Depression?
Bertelsmann's Big BungleThomas Middelhoff was the best CEO in the media business. So why did Bertelsmann fire him?
Why Martha Stewart's Company Is DoomedEven a new CEO is unlikely to save the domestic diva's reeling firm.
Yahoo-bris!A company with a history of overpaying lost a great deal when it couldn't force Microsoft to overpay. Now what?
Hey, Wait A Minute
The Fizz-dom of CrowdsIf prediction markets are so great, why have they been so wrong lately?
Forget 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.
TODAY IN SLATE
Scalia’s Liberal Streak
The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.
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
Colorado Is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters Colorado Democrats and Republicans are testing theories for reaching women that will resonate far beyond the Rocky Mountains.
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.
Behind the Scenes
“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.