Raise the Smoking Age to 21New York City’s higher tobacco sales age should be copied across the country.
Bring Back the GuillotineLethal injection is the wrong way to do capital punishment. Severing the head is the better way to go.
Farewell Federal Government, So Long Breaking Bad, Hello ObamacareThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Defunding Obamacare, Mormon Weddings, and the Virtues of EmailThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
The Shutdown Continues, the Supreme Court Gears Up, and Malcolm Gladwell Defends HimselfThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Language Bullies, Obama’s Syria Problem, and RG3The week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Roads & Kingdoms
The Siege of Xian Village An ancient Chinese community in the shade of skyscrapers fights for survival.
Hang Up And Listen
The You Get a Trophy Just for Listening Bonus Segment The wimpiest sports podcast in America defends your right to get a participation trophy.
The Serena and Venus Tribune As teenagers, the Williams sisters published a newsletter that offers a rare glimpse into their minds, innocence, and humanity.
A Record Number of Retirements Turned the U.S. Open’s First Round Into a Joke. It Can’t Happen Again.