The Century of DisastersMeltdowns. Floods. Tornadoes. Oil spills. Grid crashes. Why more and more things seem to be going wrong, and what we can do about it.
The Unexamined Game Is Not Worth WatchingToward a philosophy of viewing sports on television.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash