Nathaniel Frank

Nathaniel Frank, author of Unfriendly Fire, is the director of the What We Know Project at Columbia Law School.

Nov. 7 2012 2:00 AMHow Gay Marriage Finally Won at the PollsThe inside strategy behind victory in Maryland and Maine.
Sept. 6 2012 2:29 PMGay Is Good For AmericaAt their convention, Democrats finally say it loud and clear.
May 25 2012 10:54 AMThe Cowardice of Colin PowellIs there anyone in American public life who gets so much credit for being a leader, while not truly leading?
March 7 2012 3:47 PMWhen the Facts Don't MatterSame-sex marriage isn't hurting anyone. So why are so many people still afraid of it?
Sept. 20 2012 7:45 AMThe Last Word on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”A new study shows repealing it helped the military.
June 2 2012 12:07 AMIs Gay Good?Linda Hirshman’s history of gay rights argues that the moral battle has been won.
May 9 2012 8:49 PMHis Evolution Is Our EvolutionWhy gay people see themselves in President Obama.
War Stories
March 13 2007 6:07 PMDon't AskThe increasing incoherence of the military's gay exclusion policy.



Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

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

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 22 2014 8:07 AM Why Haven’t the Philadelphia Eagles Ever Won a Super Bowl?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AM Slate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?” Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
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. 22 2014 7:47 AM Predicting the Future for the U.S. Government The strange but satisfying work of creating the National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends report.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 22 2014 5:30 AM MAVEN Arrives at Mars
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.