James Q. Wilson

James Q. Wilson is the author of books about crime, politics, bureaucracy, and human character.

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Nov. 10 2000 9:00 PMWhat Do We Make of the Election?
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Oct. 27 2000 8:30 PMWhy They Don't Campaign About the Environment
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Oct. 13 2000 8:30 PMGuns and Bush
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Sept. 29 2000 3:00 AMSoft Money and Politics
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Sept. 14 2000 11:30 PMAn Enemy of the Estate Tax 
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Sept. 1 2000 8:30 PMLegalizing Drugs Makes Matters Worse
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Nov. 3 2000 8:30 PMIs the Electoral College Worth Saving?
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Oct. 20 2000 8:30 PMCan We Believe the Polls?
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Oct. 6 2000 8:30 PMA Campaign About Issues
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Sept. 22 2000 3:00 AMThe Wisdom of the National Debt
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Sept. 8 2000 8:30 PMWhy Not Cut Taxes?
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Aug. 25 2000 8:30 PMGore, Bush, and Crime

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Culturebox

The Simpsons World App Is Finally Here

I feel like a kid in some kind of store.

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The Difference Between Being a Hero and an Altruist

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 12:44 AM We Need More Ben Bradlees His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
Outward
Oct. 22 2014 10:37 AM Judge Upholds Puerto Rico’s Gay Marriage Ban in a Comically Inane Opinion
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 10:00 AM On the Internet, Men Are Called Names. Women Are Stalked and Sexually Harassed.
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AM Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
  Arts
Culturebox
Oct. 22 2014 9:54 AM The Simpsons World App Is Finally Here I feel like a kid in some kind of store.
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 22 2014 10:29 AM Apple TV Could Still Work Here’s how Apple can fix its living-room product.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 22 2014 10:30 AM Monster Sunspot Will Make Thursday’s Eclipse That Much Cooler
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.