The Judiciary Strikes BackThe government fails to kill off a court challenge to NSA snooping.
Ghetto CapitalismSudhir Venkatesh's new book unravels the mystery of the underground economy.
Italy's WatergateEspionage, secrecy, and corruption: Lessons for the Bush administration.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash