Rebecca Onion
Rebecca Onion Rebecca Onion

Rebecca Onion is a Slate staff writer.

The Angle
Aug. 29 2016 6:05 PMThe Angle: Give Me a Smile EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the death of Gene Wilder, Anthony Weiner’s latest, and the relationship between smiling and happiness.
The Vault
Aug. 26 2016 1:16 PMA Nazi’s Documentary Photographs of the Forced Removal of Polish Jews, 1940
The Angle
Aug. 24 2016 6:05 PMThe Angle: Shameless Gouging EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Donald Trump’s poisonous vision of black life, colored person vs. person of color, and the high price of insulin.
Future Tense
Aug. 23 2016 2:58 PMThe Epidemic Archives of the Future Will Be Born Digital
The Angle
Aug. 12 2016 5:49 PMThe Angle: Bad Singer EditionSlate's daily newsletter on the legacy of the Karolyis, conspiracy theories about Hillary's health, and Florence Foster Jenkins.
The Angle
Aug. 10 2016 3:58 PMThe Angle: Dubious Cupping EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “Second Amendment people,” Clinton and Kissinger, and Michael Phelps’ favorite placebo.
The Angle
Aug. 8 2016 6:06 PMThe Angle: Fierce Five Redux EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Republican women for Hillary Clinton, Brazil’s woes, and sexism in Olympics coverage.
The Angle
Aug. 4 2016 6:02 PMThe Angle: Fingers on the Trigger EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the flawed, wonderful Olympics, Seinfeld after 9/11, and Trump and nuclear weapons.
The Angle
Aug. 2 2016 5:56 PMThe Angle: Penn Hypothesis EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Zika in Puerto Rico, farmworkers’ rights, and what the Democrats would do with a lefty Trump.
The Angle
Aug. 1 2016 6:10 PMThe Angle: Talking to Franzen EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on measuring length of pregnancy, an Idaho town’s troubling reaction to a sexual assault case, and an interview with Jonathan Franzen.
The Vault
July 29 2016 4:03 PMNew Histories of the Texas Tower Shootings, 50 Years Later
History
July 28 2016 2:14 PMWhat Bill O’Reilly Doesn’t Understand About SlaveryThe kindness of masters is meaningless in the context of a hereditary chattel system that turned humans into property.
Education
July 27 2016 2:24 PM19th-Century For-Profit Colleges Spawned Trump UniversityFor-profit education isn’t a new thing.
The Angle
July 25 2016 6:04 PMThe Angle: 25 Years of Hatred EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the case for mandatory vaccination, Bernie supporters at the DNC, and Hillary haters.
History
July 22 2016 3:25 PMIs 2016 the Worst Year in History?It’d have to be worse than 1348. And 1836. And 1919 …
The Angle
Aug. 26 2016 6:01 PMThe Angle: Death’s Door EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on ageist politics, Nike’s “Girl Effect” in action, and Hillary’s helping hand for Republicans.
The Angle
Aug. 25 2016 6:01 PMThe Angle: Alt-Right EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on random capital letters, the nonexistent horse race, and Clinton’s speech about Trump’s racism.
The Angle
Aug. 23 2016 6:06 PMThe Angle: Great New Policy EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s new immigration “policy,” Frank Ocean’s new albums, and one abstinence advocate’s new position.
The Angle
Aug. 22 2016 6:12 PMThe Angle: Too Many Medals? EditionSlate's daily newsletter on baby talk, the bad-ratings Olympics, and how the Democrats are failing Obamacare.
The Angle
Aug. 11 2016 4:19 PMThe Angle: Co-founders EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on great gymnasts, unexpected bills, and Trump’s predebate theatrics.
The Angle
Aug. 9 2016 5:46 PMThe Angle: Seuss Alternatives EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on a long-dead attack dog, topless gymnasts, and the right Dr. Seuss to give your graduate.
The Angle
Aug. 5 2016 5:55 PMThe Angle: Don’t Trust the Bounce EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Hillary’s press conference, the case for a permanent Olympics site, and polling bounces.
The Angle
Aug. 3 2016 5:58 PMThe Angle: Trump’s Wild 24 HoursSlate’s daily newsletter on Roger Stone’s roots, the legacy of William Bratton, and whether Trump would ever drop out of the race.
The XX Factor
Aug. 2 2016 3:20 PMSorry, Twitter: Male Self-Citation in Academia Isn’t Really “Mansplaining.”
The Angle
July 29 2016 5:58 PMThe Angle: Model for Biff EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Democrats and the black church, the fight for paid leave, and Hillary’s “we” message.
The Angle
July 28 2016 6:00 PMThe Angle: My Feelings Are Complicated EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the new Democratic pitch, Greenwald on Trump, and our emotions around the Clinton nomination.
The Angle
July 27 2016 5:53 PMThe Angle: First of Her Kind EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Hillary Clinton's nomination, the Democratic National Convention’s approach to criminal justice, and Trump’s Russia “joke.”
The Angle
July 26 2016 5:53 PMThe Angle: Michelle Is Trump Kryptonite EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the gravity of the recent email hacks, Hillary Clinton’s family policies, and Michelle Obama’s speech at the DNC.
The Angle
July 22 2016 5:51 PMThe Angle: Well, That Was That EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the last day of the Republican National Convention.
The Vault
July 22 2016 12:36 PMA 19th-Century Board Game Made to Teach Young Germans About Colonialism

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