Mark Scheffler
Mark Scheffler

Mark Scheffler is a writer living in Chicago.

The Slate Gist
Aug. 1 2003 12:56 PMScare TacticsWhy are Liberian soldiers wearing fright wigs?
The Slate Gist
Jan. 29 2003 2:34 PMMarching OrdersGoose-stepping, the dance craze of tyrants.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.