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.



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
The XX Factor
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.