Rebecca Onion
Rebecca Onion Rebecca Onion

Rebecca Onion is a Slate staff writer and the author of Innocent Experiments.

The Angle
March 21 2018 6:08 PMThe Angle: #KeepFacebook EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on J-school, Coming to America, and #DeleteFacebook.
The Angle
March 19 2018 6:10 PMThe Angle: String of Failures EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Kris Kobach, student evaluations, and a defense of marital scorekeeping.
Life
March 14 2018 10:47 AMNational Geographic Has Always Depended on ExoticismWith its race issue, the magazine is trying a different direction. Can it escape its past?
The Angle
March 12 2018 5:40 PMThe Angle: Smug Me EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on viral DeVos, Wakanda salutes, and liberal smugness.
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March 8 2018 5:51 PMThe Angle: Good News, Bad News EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on male rage, Trump’s populism, and the morality of Narcan.
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March 6 2018 5:57 PMThe Angle: Public Tears EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the politics of tariffs, talks with North Korea, and The Bachelor’s finale.
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March 2 2018 5:30 PMThe Angle: Wronged Delta EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Ben Carson’s table, bad column bingo, and Delta’s free speech rights.
Life
March 1 2018 3:52 PMThe Quiet Genius of Margalit Fox’s ObituariesFor years, she’s injected subtle, deft works of cultural history into the New York Times.
The Angle
Feb. 27 2018 5:48 PMThe Angle: Dear Daddy EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “assimilation,’ armed teachers, and Ivanka and Monica.
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Feb. 23 2018 5:29 PMThe Angle: Viable Laws EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on CPAC, “Medicare Extra,” and prospects for gun control laws.
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Feb. 22 2018 6:07 PMThe Angle: Teacher Packing EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on armed teachers, Wakandan accents, and being Ruth Graham.
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Feb. 21 2018 5:29 PMThe Angle: Silent Teens EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Billy Graham, gun regulation, and the backlash against the Parkland activists.
The Angle
Feb. 16 2018 5:21 PMThe Angle: Look At It EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Ruth Bader Ginsburg, LeBron James, and images of school shootings.
Life
Feb. 16 2018 9:00 AMAgainst CutenessThe cultural obsession with adorable social media child stars is bad news for our relationships with real children.
The Angle
Feb. 14 2018 5:53 PMThe Angle: Red Dawn EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Republican resurgence, domestic talk, and Quinn Norton.
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March 20 2018 6:03 PMThe Angle: Shady Connections EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Hope Hicks, John Bolton’s ties to Cambridge Analytica, and a remarkable 82-year-old.
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March 14 2018 5:55 PMThe Angle: Big Win EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Tomb Raider, Anthony Kennedy’s seat, and Conor Lamb.
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March 13 2018 5:36 PMThe Angle: Ex Rex, Etc. EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Tillerson’s departure, an investigation’s conclusion, and the evangelical swing to Trump.
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March 9 2018 5:02 PMThe Angle: Summit Essentials EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on climate despair, the Times’ fixation, and Trump’s Korea meeting.
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March 7 2018 5:51 PMThe Angle: Texas Hangover EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on A Wrinkle in Time, dorms for grown-ups, and the Texas primaries.
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March 5 2018 5:43 PMThe Angle: Scot-Free EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Oscars, Trump’s inaction on Russia, and the Mueller guessing game.
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March 1 2018 6:02 PMThe Angle: Wily Beast EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on another Trump love fest, the Parkland students’ education, and the octopus’s reputation.
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Feb. 28 2018 5:55 PMThe Angle: Enemies of My Enemy EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Brian Wansink, Jared Kushner, and the NRA’s beefs with the FBI and the press.
The Angle
Feb. 26 2018 6:02 PMThe Angle: Why Guns EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on CPAC, Newsweek, and the conservative love for weaponry.
The Angle
Feb. 23 2018 1:36 PMOlympics Angle: Skating Spectacular EditionSlate’s Olympics newsletter on Zagitova vs. Medvedeva, Dick Button, and the Olympics staycation.
History
Feb. 22 2018 5:57 AM“They Were Assumed to Be Puppets of Martin Luther King Jr.”For decades, we’ve been replaying the same absurd partisan debate over whether to take high school activism seriously.
The Angle
Feb. 20 2018 5:49 PMThe Angle: More Mitt EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Jill Abramson, Trump predictions, and Romney’s mission.
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Feb. 16 2018 2:26 PMOlympics Angle: Gay on Ice EditionSlate’s Olympics newsletter on Adam Rippon, Adam Rippon, and Mike Tirico.
The Angle
Feb. 15 2018 5:51 PMThe Angle: Enough Again EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Black Panther, Rose McGowan, and the Florida shooting.
Feb. 14 2018 4:03 PMThese Civil War Valentines Are Sour Like LemonsLest you think of the early 1860s as all flowers and tears.

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