Rebecca Onion
Rebecca Onion Rebecca Onion

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

Future Tense
Nov. 6 2018 2:36 PMThat Beautiful Barbed WireThe concertina wire Trump loves at the border has a long, troubling legacy in the West.
Family
Oct. 30 2018 2:46 PMIn Defense of Parenting IdealsActing like only crackpots police screens, or have wooden toys, devalues all our parenting.
History
Oct. 19 2018 1:56 PMA Devil’s BargainThe Proud Boys’ acceptance at a fancy Republican club looks a lot like the courtship between conservatives and fascists before WWII.
The Angle
Oct. 11 2018 4:52 PMThe Angle: Whither the Court EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Kara Swisher’s bosses, teenagers and abortion, and the future of SCOTUS.
The Angle
Oct. 9 2018 5:26 PMThe Angle: Your Emotions EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the A Star is Born soundtrack, racism on Discord, and misogyny vs. the Democrats.
The Angle
Oct. 3 2018 5:54 PMThe Angle: Google “Fears” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Kavanaugh GoFundMes, presidential-text alerts, and changes at Google.
The Angle
Oct. 2 2018 6:04 PMThe Angle: Drinking Problem EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Stormy’s memoir, a child star’s experience, and why Kavanaugh’s relationship to alcohol matters.
Family
Oct. 1 2018 9:00 AMShould We Force Shy Kids to Do Class Presentations?Here’s what experts say.
Life
Sept. 28 2018 3:12 PMChristine Blasey Ford Fan Art Is the Only Good Part of the Internet Right Now
The Angle
Sept. 26 2018 5:45 PMThe Angle: Investigations Needed EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on dog booties, Apple News, and the new Kavanaugh allegations.
The Angle
Sept. 24 2018 6:02 PMThe Angle: Resignation Confusion EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on #WhyIDidntReport, the doppelganger, and the Rosenstein mess.
The Angle
Sept. 20 2018 5:50 PMThe Angle: Working Through Trauma EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Tiger Woods, Ford’s request, and teachers after shootings.
Life
Sept. 19 2018 12:28 PMWhy Caitlin Flanagan’s Powerful Essay on Teen Sexual Assault Is So Appealing to #MeToo Skeptics
School
Sept. 18 2018 9:30 AMWe’re Teaching History WrongToday’s students could be so much better prepared to navigate the online glut of facts and misinformation.
The Angle
Sept. 17 2018 5:50 PMThe Angle: Speaking Up EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Kavanaugh accusations, Howard Zinn, and office dogs.
Life
Nov. 1 2018 2:43 PMHow Disinformation and Conspiracy Culture Are Convincing Young People They Don’t Know Enough to Vote
History
Oct. 25 2018 12:51 PMThe Far Right Is Claiming That Letter Bombs Are a “Liberal Tactic”But history shows that they are equal-opportunity terrorism.
Life
Oct. 17 2018 11:03 AMThought Trump’s “Pocahontas” Joke About Elizabeth Warren Was Just Racist? Great News: It’s Also Kinda Sexist!
The Angle
Oct. 10 2018 5:29 PMThe Angle: Where’s the Base EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Jamal Khashoggi, drag in A Star Is Born, and Hispanic turnout.
The Angle
Oct. 4 2018 6:08 PMThe Angle: College Try EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on A Star Is Born, crème brûlée, and Kavanaugh’s Yale roommate.
Life
Oct. 3 2018 11:08 AMPoor Little Rich JudgeThe GoFundMe campaigns for the Kavanaugh family are a disturbing reminder of the nomination’s forgotten controversy.
The Angle
Oct. 1 2018 5:47 PMThe Angle: No Fury EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Devil’s Triangle, the history of sexual assault, and Kavanaugh’s anger.
The Angle
Sept. 28 2018 5:25 PMThe Angle: Lie Lie Lie EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Ford’s credibility, Democrats’ failures, and Kavanaugh’s untruths.
The Angle
Sept. 27 2018 6:00 PMThe Angle: Quite the Day EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Kavanaugh show.
The Angle
Sept. 25 2018 5:33 PMThe Angle: I Know That Place EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on D.C. prep schools, Kavanaugh and male bonding, and mourning at Disney.
The Angle
Sept. 21 2018 5:50 PMThe Angle: Rock, Hard Place EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Beto’s chances, this year’s viral costume, and the GOP’s Kavanaugh bind.
The Angle
Sept. 19 2018 5:57 PMThe Angle: Cowering Men EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on two murders in Iowa, the court’s docket, and male fear.
The Angle
Sept. 18 2018 6:14 PMThe Angle: Loutish Pals EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on excess rain, the virtues of Toad, and what Mark Judge saw.
Relationships
Sept. 17 2018 7:24 PMWhat Would It Be Like if a Super Hot Rock Star Fell in Love With You?“Celebrity falls for a normie” romance novels are an irresistible window into our twisted cultural relationship to power and fame.
The Angle
Sept. 14 2018 5:21 PMThe Angle: People Power EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Jeff Bezos, voting in New York, and democracy’s future.

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