Iraqi Kurdistan vs. Big OilThese Kurdish villagers once fought Saddam Hussein. Now they are fighting Exxon Mobil.
“Our Sisters in Headscarves”In Turkey, both sides want to claim religious women as their own.
Roads & Kingdoms
Loud and ProudAfter Turkey’s massive Gezi Park protests last summer, LGBT candidates are now taking their fight to the political arena.
The Versace HaremA group of Muslim women with tight shirts, bright lipstick, a feminist mission, and total devotion to a creationist guru.
Tsarnaev’s Smirk Has the Boston Marathon bomber shown enough remorse to escape the death sentence?
The Comcast–Time Warner Merger Will Create a Cable and Internet Behemoth. Here’s What You Need to Know.
One of Monday’s Pulitzer Prize Winners Left Journalism Because It Couldn’t Pay His Rent. Now He’s in PR.
Mad Men Zinger of the Week: “The Forecast” Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.
Is Twitter Afraid of Its Own Platform? The company rolls out a new harassment policy but won’t explain it to users on Twitter.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?