Johann Hari

Johann Hari is a Slate contributing writer and a columnist for the Independent in London. He was recently named newspaper journalist of the year by Amnesty International. You can e-mail Johann at or follow him on Twitter at

May 23 2011 6:48 AMHow Gays Helped Make and Remake AmericaA new history gives them a mission, and it isn't to embrace marriage.
Jan. 10 2011 6:51 AMThe Chinese Eco-DisasterWhy the green revolution in China has barely begun.
Aug. 15 2010 6:59 AMJack London's Dark SideA new biography confronts the good, bad, and repellent.
April 4 2010 9:14 AMTrouble in ParadiseWhy are Americans so credulous about heaven?
Dec. 20 2009 7:55 AMThe Casanova of CausesHow Arthur Koestler embodied the 20th century.
Sept. 14 2009 7:16 AMWhere Have All the Women Gone?A manifesto against gender apartheid.
June 29 2009 9:31 AMThe Birth, and Death, of the Asian BabeThe sordid history of the sexually exotic East.
Jan. 12 2009 6:55 AMMove Over, ThoreauRationalist environmentalism better prevail, and fast.
Culture Gabfest
May 4 2011 7:36 AMThe Culture Gabfest, "Where Are Our Manners?" EditionListen to Slate's show about the U.S. reaction to the death of Osama Bin Laden, the royal wedding extravaganza, and the comedic talents of Brian Williams.
Oct. 25 2010 6:46 AMThe Valley of TaboosV.S. Naipaul dares to discuss Africa's indigenous beliefs.
June 3 2010 10:03 AMThe Parable of ProhibitionA very bizarre chapter of history can teach us a lot.
Jan. 24 2010 6:33 AMNASA's Prophet Will Give You NightmaresIgnore James Hansen's climate predictions at your peril.
Nov. 2 2009 7:01 AMHow Ayn Rand Became an American IconThe perverse allure of a damaged woman.
Aug. 24 2009 7:57 AMGenocide From the InsideTracy Kidder asks how a traumatized African becomes an American.
April 20 2009 6:57 AMWhy the Wicked Witch Isn't DeadThe timeless allure of witch hunting.
Oct. 20 2008 6:39 AMMinds in the ToiletThere's a sewage crisis, so hold your nose and think hard.


Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

There Are New Abuse Allegations Against Adrian Peterson

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

John Oliver Pleads for Scotland to Stay With the U.K.

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter


Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 

The Juice

Ford’s Big Gamble

It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.

I Tried to Write an Honest Profile of One of Bollywood’s Biggest Stars. It Didn’t Go Well.

Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police

The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 1:51 PM Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police
  News & Politics
Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PM The Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on his Poetry Blog
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PM Could IUDs Be the Next Great Weapon in the Battle Against Poverty?
Sept. 15 2014 4:38 PM What Is Straight Ice Cream?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PM Lorde Does an Excellent Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PM Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AM The Comet and the Cosmic Beehive
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.