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?


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Global Marches Demand Action on Climate Change


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

  News & Politics
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM Planned Parenthood Is About to Make It a Lot Easier to Get Birth Control
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 5:03 PM White House Chief Information Officer Will Run U.S. Ebola Response
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.