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 World

The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

Are the Attacks in Canada a Sign of ISIS on the Rise in the West?

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

Is It Offensive When Kids Use Bad Words for Good Causes?

Fascinating Maps Based on Reddit, Craigslist, and OkCupid Data


The Real Secret of Serial

What reporter Sarah Koenig actually believes.


The Actual World

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

In Praise of 13th Grade: Why a Fifth Year of High School Is a Great Idea

Can Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu Pull Off One More Louisiana Miracle?

  News & Politics
Oct. 23 2014 3:55 PM Panda Sluggers Democrats are in trouble. Time to bash China.
Business Insider
Oct. 23 2014 2:36 PM Take a Rare Peek Inside the Massive Data Centers That Power Google
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 23 2014 1:34 PM Leave Me Be Beneath a Tree: Trunyan Cemetery in Bali
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 4:03 PM You’re Doing It Wrong: Puttanesca Sauce
Oct. 23 2014 4:36 PM Vampire Porn Mindgeek is a cautionary tale of consolidating production and distribution in a single, monopolistic owner.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
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.