The Price of Your Right to KnowCalculating the hidden costs of genetically modified food labels.
Beastly JusticeIn the Middle Ages, animals that did bad things were tried in court. Maybe that’s not as crazy as it sounds.
Vegan FeudAnimal rights activists would accomplish a lot more if they stopped attacking the Humane Society.
Are Organic Veggies Better for You?Maybe, or maybe not. Either way, it's a useless debate.
The Pesticide PushA last-minute decision by the Bush administration to change the way pesticides are labeled needs to be undone.
All Sizzle and No SteakWhy Allan Savory’s TED talk about how cattle can reverse global warming is dead wrong.
Trojan Horse MeatA New York chef planned to serve raw horse meat. It would have been a disaster—but not for the reason you think.
Beware the Myth of Grass-Fed BeefCows raised at pasture are not immune to deadly E. coli bacteria.
Boyhood An astounding, one-of-a-kind trove of stories and drawings reveals what life was like for young men growing up in rural 19th-century America.
It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
“And Then You March In, According to Your Existential Importance in Life” A day in the life of Slate’s Supreme Court reporter.
Charter Promises Its Time Warner Cable Acquisition Won’t Hurt Net Neutrality. We've Heard That Before.