The U.S. Says Kurdish and Iraqi Forces Can Take Down ISIS Soon. The Kurds Aren’t So Sure.
New Intelligence Leak Shows Netanyahu Contradicting the Mossad on Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities
Al-Shabab’s Call to Attack the Mall of America Isn’t Much of a Threat, But the Group Still Is
Conservatives Are Blasting the Obama Administration for Saying Unemployment Causes Terrorism. They’re Kind of Right.
Terrorism Without TerrorThe Oscar-nominated Timbuktu quietly changes the way movies treat dangerous extremism.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
Hundreds of Migrants Feared Dead in the Mediterranean as Europe’s Migrant Crisis Gets Only Worse
Anne Hathaway’s New One-Woman Play Predicts a Frightening (and Very Possible) Future in the Drone Wars
Why Snapchat, Twitter, and Facebook Really, Really Want to Get Into the News Business
The XX Factor
Lean In Isn’t Just About Professional Fulfillment. It’s Also About Worst-Case Scenarios.
The “How Does a Stand-Up Comedian Work?” Bonus Segment Watch Brooke Van Poppelen perform at Brooklyn’s Bell House and read a transcript of her interview with Slate’s Working podcast.
Algorithms Can Be Lousy Fortunetellers But potential employers could take them seriously anyway.
The Doctor Won’t See You Now Concierge medicine serves the ridiculously rich at the expense of everyone else.
Talent Trumps Principle Jameis Winston’s disturbing history will soon be a distant memory for the NFL.