Meredith Simons

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Aug. 17 2009 5:40 PMIs American Culture a Rape Culture?
Aug. 13 2009 11:17 AMFetal ExtractionCould a private abortion fund save health care reform?
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Aug. 6 2009 2:10 PMA Young Conservative's Feminist Conundrum
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Aug. 4 2009 5:17 PMThe Protesters Democrats Love to Hate
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July 24 2009 5:47 Is Cheesy, Not Dangerous
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July 16 2009 6:10 PMFrom Samoas to Sotomayor: Girl Scouts at the Confirmation Hearing
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July 15 2009 10:02 AMLet Me Tell You a Thing or Two
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July 14 2009 8:00 AMRoe v. Sotomayor
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July 13 2009 11:51 AMSotomayor's Entourage
June 30 2009 2:51 PMGov. Sanford Is a Cheater. Is He Also a Criminal?Technically, yes.
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June 24 2009 2:26 PMWhat's Behind Sanford's Disappearing Act?
Cocktail Chatter
Aug. 14 2009 11:10 AMDeath Panels, Bullies, and McEconomicsThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Aug. 12 2009 4:13 PMThe Half-Million-Dollar WienerHow can New York City hot dog vendors afford a monthly rent of $53,558?
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Aug. 5 2009 4:17 PMGoing Back to School
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July 28 2009 9:00 PM"Jane Roe" Just Told Me Not to Have an Abortion
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July 22 2009 12:15 PMYou Want My Body for 3 Bucks an Hour?
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July 15 2009 5:10 PMNo More Mr. Nice GOP
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July 14 2009 2:04 PMSotomayor Sticks to the Script
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July 13 2009 2:44 PMShouting "Abortion!" in a Crowded Hearing
July 3 2009 8:21 AMUn-American Independence DayWhat are Fourth of July celebrations like abroad?
June 24 2009 5:14 PMSanford's "Spiritual Giant"Who is Cubby Culbertson?
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June 15 2009 1:48 PMWhat's With Those Iranian Election Polls?


War Stories

The Right Target

Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.

The NFL Has No Business Punishing Players for Off-Field Conduct. Leave That to the Teams.

Meet the Allies the U.S. Won’t Admit It Needs in Its Fight Against ISIS

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

Should You Recline Your Seat? Two Economists Weigh In.

Medical Examiner

How to Stop Ebola

Survivors might be immune. Let’s recruit them to care for the infected.


America in Africa

The tragic, misunderstood history of Liberia—and why the United States has a special obligation to help it fight the Ebola epidemic.

New GOP Claim: Hillary Clinton’s Wealth and Celebrity Are Tricks to Disguise Her Socialism

Why the Byzantine Hiring Process at Universities Drives Academics Batty

Sept. 23 2014 3:29 PM The Fascinating Origins of Savannah, Georgia’s Distinctive Typeface
  News & Politics
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PM America in Africa The tragic, misunderstood history of Liberia—and why the United States has a special obligation to help it fight the Ebola epidemic.
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PM Why Your Cousin With a Ph.D. Is a Basket Case  Understanding the Byzantine hiring process that drives academics up the wall.
  Double X
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Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 8:38 PM “No One in This World” Is One of Kutiman’s Best, Most Impressive Songs
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 5:36 PM This Climate Change Poem Moved World Leaders to Tears Today
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 23 2014 11:37 PM How to Stop Ebola Could survivors safely care for the infected?
Sports Nut
Sept. 23 2014 7:27 PM You’re Fired, Roger Goodell If the commissioner gets the ax, the NFL would still need a better justice system. What would that look like?