American Prosperity Consensus
America Is Spending Too Much on DefenseTo bring budgets into line, we need to move past irrational threats.
Hapless, Disorganized, and IrrationalWhat the Boston bombers had in common with most would-be terrorists.
1,667 Times Square-Style Attacks Every YearThat's how many terrorism plots we would have to foil to justify our current spending on homeland security.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
How Creative Is Your Computer? The Lovelace test is a better measure of artificial intelligence than the Turing test.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.