Nick McClellan

Nick McClellan is web production manager of

Map of the Week
July 1 2013 1:26 PMHow Much Interest Would You Pay Under Different Student Loan Proposals?A tool to compare student loan interest rate plans.
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Feb. 1 2013 8:45 AMHow Many Illegal Immigrants Live in Your State?A map of estimated illegal immigrant population, state by state.
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Nov. 29 2012 10:00 AMMap: Which Countries Police the Internet the Most?Google take-down requests by country.
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Oct. 2 2012 2:01 PMWhere Is Romney Spending 110 Times More Than Obama?A map of campaign expenditures by state.
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Sept. 4 2012 1:34 PMWhat Are the Most Democratic States?A map of Democratic identification by state.
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July 9 2012 6:36 AMWhere Hispanics LiveA map of America’s Hispanic population, county by county.
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June 15 2012 9:26 PMA Map That Should Panic the Obama CampaignJobs growing, but sluggishly, in most swing states.
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May 18 2012 9:00 AMHow Hard Is Poverty Hitting Your County?A map of changes in poverty, county by county.
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Feb. 9 2012 12:20 PMWhich Countries Have the Most Mobile Phones?The Slate/New America Foundation map of the week.
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Feb. 28 2013 5:42 AMThe City With the Worst Traffic in AmericaA map of traffic congestion by metropolitan area.
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Jan. 25 2013 5:15 AMHow Much Did the Gun Lobby Donate to Your Member of Congress?The gun lobby’s campaign contributions, by representative.
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Nov. 9 2012 3:06 PMIf States Were as Big as Their Vote CountsA cartogram of votes cast, state by state.
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Sept. 18 2012 8:00 AMHow Much Voter Fraud Is There?A state-by-state map reveals the answer: almost none.
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Aug. 28 2012 4:59 PMWhat Are the Most Republican States?Utah, Wyoming, Idaho are. And what state is least Republican?
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July 2 2012 7:15 AMExtraditions to the U.S.Which countries extradite the most fugitives to the United States?
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June 1 2012 9:04 AMWhere Are Gas Prices Going Up Fastest?A map of gas price hikes.
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Feb. 24 2012 12:28 PMStudent-Loan Debt, School by SchoolThink student loans are an across-the-board burden? Think again.



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. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

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

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

So they added a little self-immolation.

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

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
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.