Rebecca Onion
Rebecca Onion Rebecca Onion

Rebecca Onion is a Slate staff writer.

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
The Angle
July 20 2016 5:56 PMThe Angle: Lock Her Up! EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the second night of speeches at the Republican National Convention.
The Angle
July 19 2016 5:54 PMThe Angle: Eyes on Your Own Paper EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Republican National Convention’s first night of speeches.
The Angle
July 15 2016 5:22 PMThe Angle: What Nice Means EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on school segregation, stopping the next flu, and the attacks in France.
The Angle
July 14 2016 6:06 PMThe Angle: His Many Friends EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s apparent VP pick, the Emmy nominations, and our crush on Kate McKinnon.
The Angle
July 12 2016 5:56 PMThe Angle: RBG on the Loose EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Bernie’s endorsement of Hillary, a much-needed Pokémon Go explainer, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s public denunciations of Trump.
The Angle
July 8 2016 5:22 PMThe Angle: Not a Good Week EditionSlate's daily newsletter on the police killings in Dallas.
The Angle
July 6 2016 5:47 PMThe Angle: This Time, Baton Rouge Edition Slate's daily newsletter on the Clinton email scandal, the death of Alton Sterling, and the comics that manage to make fun of Trump. 
History
July 6 2016 5:30 AMIs the Greatest Collection of Slave Narratives Tainted by Racism?In the 1930s, the federal government sent (mostly white) interviewers to learn about slavery from former slaves. Can we trust the stories they brought back?
The Angle
July 1 2016 4:47 PMThe Angle: Bursting in Air EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s convention bounce, bad roads in Kansas, and the hidden costs of fireworks production.
The Angle
June 30 2016 5:46 PMThe Angle: Big Friendly EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Elizabeth Warren as vice president, the virtues of the emoji signoff, and a review of The BFG.
The Vault
June 29 2016 1:07 PMAdorable Midcentury Posters Teaching Kids How to Use the Library
The Angle
June 27 2016 5:44 PMThe Angle: Friends Like These EditionSlate's daily newsletter on the Game of Thrones finale, zoos of the future, and two Supreme Court decisions.
The Angle
June 23 2016 4:13 PMThe Angle: Sitting In EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump as troll, women and erotica, and Democratic protests in the House.
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
July 21 2016 5:57 PMThe Angle: Vote Your Conscience EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the third night of festivities at the Republican National Convention.
Future Tense
July 20 2016 3:34 PMWhy It Makes No Sense to Judge Groups of People by Their Histories of Invention
The Angle
July 18 2016 5:59 PMThe Angle: Let Me Count the Ways EditionSlate's daily newsletter on "All Lives Matter," the first day of the Republican convention, and the 141 reasons Trump should not be president.
The Vault
July 15 2016 12:59 PMWhen Not to Get Married: Some Late-19th-Century Advice
The Angle
July 13 2016 5:57 PMThe Angle: Small Donations EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on toxic workplaces, Mr. Robot, and Bernie Sanders’ small-donor revolution.
The Angle
July 11 2016 6:04 PMThe Angle: McCain in Trouble EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Euro 2016, Pokémon Go, and Sen. John McCain’s prospects in the year of Trump.
The Angle
July 7 2016 5:44 PMThe Angle: Canaries in the Coal Mine EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on food coloring, the Espionage Act, and a significant Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissent.
The Vault
July 6 2016 1:50 PMAt the Start of the Civil War, Few Union Army Surgeons Had Ever Treated a Gunshot Wound
The Angle
July 5 2016 5:49 PMThe Angle: Putin’s Secret Weapon EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Bloomberg’s anti-gun group, an all-female cabinet, and Trump as Putin puppet.
Future Tense
July 1 2016 8:00 AMVictorians’ Fears About the Ills of Modern Technology Sounded a Lot Like Ours
The Angle
June 29 2016 5:46 PMThe Angle: Better Angels EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on DNA testing for heritage, dark TV, and an oral history of Angels in America.
The Angle
June 28 2016 5:51 PMThe Angle: Elizabethan Age EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on anger’s role in violence, Trump and Brexit, and the prospect of a Warren vice presidency.
Culturebox
June 23 2016 6:34 PMWhy Free State of Jones Isn’t Just Another White Savior MovieMany historians agree that Southern whites need a new kind of Civil War hero. Matthew McConaughey’s Newt Knight isn’t a bad start.
The Angle
June 22 2016 4:54 PMThe Angle: Good Guys With Guns EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Frankenstein and climate change, David Petraeus’ second act, and Trump’s speech about Hillary.

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