Meredith Simons

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Feb. 22 2011 3:56 PMThe Thin-Skinned Sarah Palin
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Jan. 25 2011 12:57 PMWhat's the Matter With Washington
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Jan. 14 2011 2:53 PM"No Incumbent Is Safe"
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Dec. 23 2010 3:07 PMIf Only Sarah Palin Paid More Attention to C.S. Lewis
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Nov. 18 2010 12:06 PMWhen the Going Gets Tough...
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Oct. 19 2010 12:00 PMWhat Do We Really Know About the Suicides of Gay Teens?
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Oct. 7 2010 2:50 PMHot Costume Party Pics Won't Deter Krystal Ball
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Aug. 24 2010 10:50 AMTexas Group Tells Rick Perry To Act "Like a Man"
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June 8 2010 12:24 PMHelen Thomas' Last Words
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March 1 2010 6:10 PMCooking Is a Great Hobby, But It's Just a Hobby
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Jan. 21 2010 11:34 AMWhat We Can Learn From Ayla Brown
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Nov. 7 2009 10:07 PMChoose Between Health Care and Abortion
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Oct. 16 2009 2:59 PMHey, Seniors: You Can't Call My Generation Entitled While You're Demanding Freebies
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Sept. 4 2009 4:38 PMBook of the Week: "My Prison, My Home"
Cocktail Chatter
Aug. 28 2009 12:41 PMBye-Byes, Beach Reads, and Big BrotherThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Jan. 28 2011 11:06 AMIs Facebook Making Its Original Audience Miserable?
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Jan. 21 2011 4:16 PMAmy Chua's Husband Isn't a Tiger Dad, He's a Western Mom
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Jan. 11 2011 11:24 AMAnyone Could Have Requested a Mental Health Evaluation for Jared Lee Loughner
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Dec. 13 2010 5:49 PMPositively Annoying
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Oct. 27 2010 4:49 PMTodd Lally Has "Never Seen" Gender Discrimination, Therefore It Does Not Exist
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Oct. 12 2010 7:32 AMIt Doesn't Always Get Better
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Sept. 20 2010 6:38 PMLet Rick Perry Have a Boys' Night
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June 9 2010 9:58 AMBlanche Lincoln Survives, for Now
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March 16 2010 3:38 PMVictims of Their Own Decisions
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Jan. 28 2010 11:40 AMThe New York Times Has Found the "Last Great Catch"
Dec. 24 2009 7:08 AMThe New Holiday TraditionWhat's an "authentic" Christmas celebration?
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Oct. 28 2009 5:34 PMThe Woman Speaking Up for Injured NFL Players
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Sept. 16 2009 4:57 PM23-Year-Olds Aren't Delusional, They're Poor
Cocktail Chatter
Sept. 4 2009 11:00 AMNo Doctor in the House, a Talking Cure, and Wiki MalaiseThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Aug. 26 2009 6:09 PMLegacy BuildingDoes Washington have anything just waiting to be named after Ted Kennedy?




The Self-Made Man

The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.

The GOP Senate Candidate in Iowa Doesn’t Want Voters to Know Just How Conservative She Really Is

Does Your Child Have “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo”? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

Naomi Klein Is Wrong

Multinational corporations are doing more than governments to halt climate change.

The Strange History of Wives Gazing at Their Husbands in Political Ads


See Me

Transparent is the fall’s only great new show.


Lena Dunham, the Book

More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada. Now, Journalists Can’t Even Say Her Name.

Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD

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Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
Sept. 30 2014 12:04 PM John Hodgman on Why He Wore a Blue Dress to Impersonate Ayn Rand
  News & Politics
Sept. 30 2014 2:36 PM This Court Erred The Supreme Court has almost always sided with the wealthy, the privileged, and the powerful.
Building a Better Workplace
Sept. 30 2014 1:16 PM You Deserve a Pre-cation The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
Sept. 30 2014 1:48 PM Thrashed Florida State’s new president is underqualified and mistrusted. But here’s how he can turn it around.
  Double X
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Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 30 2014 11:42 AM Listen to Our September Music Roundup Hot tracks from a cooler month, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 12:42 PM How to Save Broken Mayonnaise
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 2:38 PM Scientists Use Electrical Impulses to Help Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath the Methane Lakes of Titan?
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.