Joshua Micah Marshall

Joshua Micah Marshall writes the Talking Points Memo.

July 9 2002 12:26 PMThe Man Who Wasn't ThereHow Louis Freeh escaped responsibility for 9/11.
May 3 2001 4:56 PMHow To Make Government Pay
Press Box
Jan. 29 2001 5:15 PMWas the White House Trashing Story Garbage?
Hey, Wait A Minute
Jan. 5 2001 3:00 AMHillary in 2004?You (and all those Beltway journalists) have got to be kidding. 
Press Box
Dec. 4 2000 7:16 PMSupreme Flubs
March 1 2000 3:30 AMThe Cult of ZogbyWhy does the media treat this pollster like a god? 
May 9 2001 5:52 PMWanted: A Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy
March 6 2001 3:00 AMPromise-Breaker George W. Bush retracts his foreign policy campaign pledges.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Jan. 18 2001 3:00 AMThe Poverty of IntegritySo what if John Ashcroft doesn't drink, dance, or swear? 
This Just In
Dec. 26 2000 1:13 PMJohn Ashcroft's Rebel Yell
This Just In
Nov. 30 2000 3:11 AMThe GOP's New Mexico Switcheroo
Sept. 30 1999 3:30 AM The Party of BuchananWould today's congressional Republicans have voted to stop Hitler?



The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?


Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories on the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PM Planet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.