“George Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People”: Behind the Scenes of Kanye’s Katrina Moment
Slate Voice: “The Trials of Ed Graf”Listen to Slate’s Jeremy Stahl read his story on how Ed Graf’s new trial pitted modern forensics against old-fashioned Texas justice.
Texas Executed an Almost Certainly Innocent ManThe Texas Forensic Science Commission chairman tried to convince Texas that Cameron Todd Willingham was a monster. Did politics trump truth?
Paparazzi Warned Over Prince George Stalking Campaign That Includes Using Other Kids as Bait
Prominent Activists, Including Cornel West, Arrested in St. Louis as County Declares State of Emergency
Cosby Accuser Is Gay, Breaks Silence in Court Motion Refuting His Self-Described Romantic Skills
The Trials of Ed GrafIn 1988, he was convicted of killing his stepsons—based on arson science we now know is bunk. A quarter of a century later, Texas granted him a new trial, one that pitted modern forensics against old-fashioned Texas justice.
Exonerate Cameron Todd WillinghamThe family of a man executed on faulty arson evidence pushes for reform.
Lindsey Graham Offers Fiercest Hillary Attack of Early Debate, Actually Sums Up 2016 Extremely Well
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehoods about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
The Limits of Language Wittgenstein explains why we always misunderstand one another on the Internet.
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.