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?



The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
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Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
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.