Reihan Salam

Reihan Salam is a columnist for Slate.

Politics
July 24 2014 8:47 PMPaul Ryan’s Anti-Poverty Plan Is PaternalisticIt’s also a thoughtful, compassionate blueprint for a better social safety net.
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July 10 2014 10:34 AMClose Stuyvesant High SchoolWhy super-elite public magnet schools aren’t necessary anymore.
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June 27 2014 1:45 PMSelfish, Selfish San FranciscoIt would be a much better city with twice the population. Instead it’s America’s largest gated community.
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June 12 2014 5:15 PMWe Never Should Have Left IraqA U.S. military presence could have mollified Sunnis and prevented the new civil war. 
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June 5 2014 11:10 AMDe Blasio’s Welfare MistakeThe New York City mayor’s terrible plan to reduce work requirements for recipients of public assistance.
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May 21 2014 1:59 PM$26,000 per Student?School reformers should try to make public schools cheaper, not just better.
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May 6 2014 11:04 AMIs the U.S. More Like Sweden or Qatar?Before we can reform immigration, that’s what we need to decide.
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April 22 2014 11:47 PMIs It Racist to Date Only People of Your Own Race?Yes.
Politics
April 7 2014 2:48 PMWhy I Am Still a NeoconYes, the Iraq war was a disaster. But here’s what libertarians and most liberals don’t understand about American military power—and American morality.
Dvd extras
May 18 2010 12:25 PMDariaIt got the misfits right, but it got the popular kids right, too.
The Book Club
Oct. 2 2009 7:11 AMOnly a Crisis Can Stem the Retreat From Responsibility
Technology
July 14 2008 12:31 PMCan I Resist the iPhone 3G?An Apple obsessive confronts the company's shiny new bauble.
Technology
Feb. 26 2008 11:50 AMGood Guys Don't Make BillionsWeb companies discover the perils of putting privacy before profits.
Technology
Sept. 25 2007 11:06 AMThe Facebook CommandmentsHow to deal with unwanted friend requests, the ethics of de-friending, and other social networking etiquette predicaments.
Dvd extras
May 25 2007 1:00 PMSnob vs. SnobDon't let your memory fool you. Chevy Chase's Fletch is abominably bad.
Politics
July 21 2014 11:08 AMFriends With BenefitsHow a closer relationship with Mexico could help solve the child migrant crisis.
Politics
July 3 2014 12:45 PMOne Nation, Divisible?Is America in danger of fracturing into two countries, one secular, one religious?
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June 18 2014 12:39 PMTeatopiaWhat would actually happen if Tea Partiers controlled Congress and Rand Paul was president?
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June 11 2014 10:04 AMStudent Debt Isn’t the Problem. Colleges Are.We need to make universities responsible for their students’ outcomes.
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May 27 2014 9:47 AMAlcohol Taxes Should Be TripledThe war on drugs has been a failure. But the war on booze deserves a second chance.
Culturebox
May 14 2014 2:08 PMShort Men, UniteShort men need to stop attacking other short men.
Politics
April 29 2014 1:00 PMHow the Tea Party Can Save Itself and Become a Powerful Force for Good
Politics
April 16 2014 7:30 PMPaul Krugman Isn’t a HypocriteA $225,000 salary for the critic of inequality is more than fair.
Politics
March 31 2014 4:34 PMChildless People Should Pay Much Higher Taxes
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 13 2010 7:23 AMWhite Snow, Brown RageThe racial case against the Winter Olympics.
The Book Club
Oct. 1 2009 12:01 PMHow Much Does the Conservative Intelligentsia Really Count?
Culturebox
April 25 2008 7:03 AMThe Music Industry's Extortion SchemeThe record labels want you to pay a tax on music. It's not as horrible as it sounds.
Dvd extras
Oct. 30 2007 6:25 PMConfessions of a Jericho FanIt's not good. It's not so-bad-it's-good. It's just plain mediocre. And yet I watch.
Technology
July 2 2007 5:19 PMMy iPhone Doesn't Work, but I Love It AnywayInside the mind of an Apple obsessive.
Technology
April 23 2007 2:15 PMIn Search of the Perfect Web PageHow Netvibes helped me cram the whole Internet onto a single screen.

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