Kara Brandeisky

Kara Brandeisky is a Slate intern and student at Georgetown University

Politics
Oct. 4 2012 4:31 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
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Oct. 2 2012 3:14 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
Cocktail Chatter
Sept. 29 2012 7:00 AMBacon Shortages, Free Speech, and the Making of a PresidentThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
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Sept. 28 2012 5:48 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney
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Sept. 20 2012 5:51 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
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Oct. 3 2012 4:51 PMRay of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
Politics
Oct. 2 2012 3:14 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
Politics
Sept. 28 2012 5:49 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
Cocktail Chatter
Sept. 22 2012 5:30 AMFeathered Dinosaurs, Saving American Manufacturing, and the 47 PercentThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Science

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

Foreigners

More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

We Could Fix Climate Change for Free. What Exactly Is Holding Us Back?

  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 17 2014 5:21 PM Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS But the next president might. 
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM Should Men Still Open Doors for Women? Or is it ungentlemanly to do so at all?  
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 4:36 PM Is Nonfiction the Patriarch of Literary Genres?
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 5:56 PM Watch Louis C.K., Dave Chappelle, Bill Hicks, Mitch Hedberg, and More on New YouTube Channel
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 5:26 PM If Fixing Global Warming Is Free, What’s the Holdup?
  Health & Science
Jurisprudence
Sept. 17 2014 4:49 PM Schooling the Supreme Court on Rap Music Is it art or a true threat of violence?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?