Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith, a former Slate intern, is a law student in Austin, Texas.

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May 6 2008 2:21 PMReturn to the FreyVanity Fair revisits one of the publishing industry's biggest fake-memoir scandals.
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April 29 2008 3:39 PMThe Teenybopper FactoryPortfolio on how Disney came to dominate the 'tween market.
Today's Blogs
April 23 2008 4:53 PMBloggers on Hillary's Pennsylvania primary victory.
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April 18 2008 4:10 PMThe Do-Gooder's DilemmaMichael Pollan in the New York Times Magazine on going green. Plus, oversharing with Marc Jacobs in GQ.
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April 11 2008 2:48 PMPoliticians—They're Just Like Us!Michelle Obama and Bill Clinton campaign for their spouses in US Weekly.
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April 4 2008 4:01 PMLiberia's Bloody LegacyThe New York Times Magazine on the violent coup in Liberia in 1980.
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March 28 2008 12:23 PMClipping the Right WingNew York Times Magazine on the downfall of the GOP and Time on the troubles facing Fox News.
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March 22 2008 5:14 AMThe latest on the housing slump.
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March 18 2008 2:46 PMThe Women's (Stalled) MovementPortfolio on how female workers are losing ground.
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March 11 2008 2:36 PMThe Iron LadiesThe New Yorker on Hillary Clinton, Newsweek on Margaret Thatcher, and the New Republic on Michelle Obama.
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March 4 2008 4:07 PMRemembering William F. BuckleyThe Weekly Standard and Newsweek eulogize the conservative stalwart.
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Feb. 26 2008 4:00 PMObama From the Left and RightThe New Republic and the Weekly Standard address Barack Obama's flaws—and his cult appeal.
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Feb. 22 2008 3:37 PMThe Battle WearyThe New York Times Magazine visits frustrated soldiers in Afghanistan.
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Feb. 8 2008 5:10 PMBloggers on the tentative end of the writers' strike.
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Jan. 13 2008 7:04 AMReturn of the Baathists
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May 2 2008 11:30 AMThe Cure for the RageThe New York Times Magazine on whether inner-city violence should be treated like an infectious disease.
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April 25 2008 1:58 PMThe Great Green TeaseMother Jones on the seven myths of energy independence.
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April 22 2008 2:42 PMAn Infighting ChanceThe New Republic on Hillary Clinton's intracampaign squabbles.
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April 15 2008 2:53 PMThe Republican ClosetOut on activists' threats to force right-wing congressional staffers from the closet.
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April 8 2008 2:33 PMThe Upside of Global WarmingThe Weekly Standard fights the conventional wisdom on environmentalism.
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April 1 2008 3:49 PMThe Rewards of MotherhoodNewsweek on women who become "gestational carriers" to supplement the family income.
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March 25 2008 4:23 PMFunny MoneyNew York, The New Yorker, and the Weekly Standard tackle the economy woes.
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March 21 2008 2:20 PMThat '70s ShowThe Atlantic and Time on how today is similar to the Vietnam era.
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March 14 2008 12:32 PMEliot Spitzer's Behind the TimesReason on why prostitution was more socially acceptable in the early 1900s.
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March 7 2008 3:51 PMThe Star SystemThe New York Times Magazine on the symbiotic relationship between celebrities and charities.
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Feb. 29 2008 5:25 PMNo Boys AllowedThe New York Times Magazine on single-sex education in publicly funded schools.
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Feb. 23 2008 5:02 AMCease and Persist
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Feb. 19 2008 4:09 PMWater-Boarding RevisitedThe New Yorker on the technique's use during the Philippine-American War.
Today's Blogs
Jan. 14 2008 6:12 PMBloggers on playing the race card.
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Dec. 14 2007 4:20 PMVoters Heart Huckabee?The New York Times Magazine profiles Mike Huckabee.



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.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


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?

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