Dodgeball Should Not Be Part of Any Curriculum, EverMaking kids play team sports in PE is neither healthy nor educational.
In Holland, Santa Doesn’t Have Elves. He Has Slaves.The racist Christmastime tradition Dutch people have begun fighting about.
Loneliness Is DeadlySocial isolation kills more people than obesity does—and it’s just as stigmatized.
I Want To Be My Kid’s Only ParentI crave the closeness of single motherhood—without the complications a husband can bring.
Going DutchWomen in the Netherlands work less, have lesser titles and a big gender pay gap, and they love it.
Procedural Purgatory It’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
Biggest Sellout Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Is This Thing On? The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Don’t Blame It on Depression That’s not what made the Germanwings co-pilot murder 149 people.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash