Matthew Power

Matthew Power is a contributing editor at Harper's magazine and has written for the New York Times, Wired, Men's Journal,and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Science
Nov. 7 2011 12:18 AMThe Geologist in the JungleOne man's journey into the rainforest in search of a mysterious tree kangaroo.
Dispatches
Feb. 3 2010 9:54 AMThe Alleys of Vancouver
Dispatches
Feb. 1 2010 9:35 AMWelcome to Insite
Dispatches
July 22 2004 2:25 PMThe Problems of Introducing Alien Concepts Like Democracy
Dispatches
June 4 2004 12:54 PMWhere in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?
Dispatches
Feb. 4 2010 10:05 AMDoes It Work?
Dispatches
Feb. 2 2010 10:04 AMUpstairs, Downstairs
Dispatches
July 23 2004 2:29 PMRebuilding the Bamiyan Buddhas
Dispatches
July 21 2004 5:56 PMKabul's Grass Is Green at Last
Dispatches
June 3 2004 6:07 PMTwo Faces of Modern Pakistan

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

The Right to Run

If you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.

Move Aside, Oxford Comma, the New Battle Is Over Single or Double Quotes

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Ben Bradlee’s Fascinating Relationship With JFK

Culturebox

The Simpsons World App Is Finally Here

I feel like a kid in some kind of store.

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

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

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 11:06 AM The Right to Run If you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
Outward
Oct. 22 2014 10:37 AM Judge Upholds Puerto Rico’s Gay Marriage Ban in a Comically Inane Opinion
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 10:00 AM On the Internet, Men Are Called Names. Women Are Stalked and Sexually Harassed.
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AM Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
  Arts
Behold
Oct. 22 2014 11:04 AM Do All U.S. Presidents Look the Same? What About Japan’s Prime Ministers?
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 22 2014 10:29 AM Apple TV Could Still Work Here’s how Apple can fix its living-room product.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 22 2014 10:30 AM Monster Sunspot Will Make Thursday’s Eclipse That Much Cooler
  Sports
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.