Quarterly Update: The 60 largest American charitable contributions for the beginning of 1997.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Taxing Your CredulityForgive them their excesses. The current system is pretty fair, and it works.
IntroductionThe final tally of the 60 largest American charitable contributions of 1996, and the first look at 1997 giving.
The Best Policy
Forgetting the PresentNever mind the past. Politicians can't even remember what's going on now.
Europe’s Other Crackdown Azerbaijan is decimating its human rights activists, and why not? It’s faced almost no consequences for its repression.
The Grandparent Trap The shameful problem of elder financial abuse is only going to get worse.
Inside Higher Ed
How Unemployment Rates Shift Choices of Majors When the economy is weak, college students flee liberal arts.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of July 27, curated by Slate writers and editors.
The End of the Tour David Foster Wallace is at the center of a movie of ideas that contains actual ideas.
Why Cecil Was Such an Important Lion In videos, photos, and scientific research papers, he was a star.
It Took 22 Years for the Women’s 1,500-Meters Record to Fall. What's the Fastest Humans Can Possibly Run?