Reihan Salam
Reihan Salam

Reihan Salam is a columnist for Slate.

Politics
April 13 2015 4:53 PMWhat the GOP Doesn’t Get About Latino VotersThey care more about economics than immigration.
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March 23 2015 2:12 PMHospitals Are Robbing Us BlindForget Obamacare. The real villains in the American health care system are greedy hospitals and the politicians who protect them.
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March 4 2015 7:13 PMWill Kennedy Save Obamacare?If he does, it will be in deference to a conservative principle that could reshape American jurisprudence and lawmaking.
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Feb. 20 2015 3:36 PMBarack Obama Is Not a MuslimHe should stop trying to interpret Islam.
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Jan. 30 2015 12:38 PMThe Upper Middle Class Is Ruining AmericaAnd I want it to stop.
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Jan. 13 2015 8:35 PMWhy I’m Sad Paul Ryan Isn’t RunningAnd why I’m happy.
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Dec. 23 2014 4:12 PMThe Obama BoomWhat should Republicans say now that the GDP is growing, the deficit is shrinking, and gas prices are falling?
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Dec. 5 2014 6:55 PMThe Conservative Case for Reforming the PoliceAnd how to do it, in three steps.
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Nov. 14 2014 5:45 PMThe Anti-Obamacare FAQEverything you need to know about why conservatives want to repeal the president’s health care law.
Politics
Oct. 31 2014 5:41 PMThe Melting Pot Is BrokenHow slowing down immigration could help us build a more cohesive and humane society.
Moneybox
Oct. 15 2014 2:42 PMIn Praise of AmazonJeff Bezos’ company is not the problem with American capitalism. It’s the solution to our economy’s ills.
Politics
Sept. 30 2014 1:38 PMMad About Modi
Why the controversial Indian prime minister drew 19,000 cheering fans to Madison Square Garden.

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Sept. 11 2014 5:40 PMThe Biggest Problem in American PoliticsForget gerrymandering. Here’s what we need to fix to ensure truly fair elections.
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Aug. 29 2014 3:37 PMRomney 2016!The 2012 GOP nominee should run for president again. I’m not kidding.
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Aug. 8 2014 7:23 PMWe Had to Go BackThe U.S. had to intervene in Iraq because ISIS’s goals are absolutely terrifying.
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April 7 2015 1:46 PMRand Paul Will Not Be the GOP NomineeRepublicans aren’t nearly as libertarian as his supporters wish they were.
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March 12 2015 12:59 PMHillary Needs CompetitionFive Democrats who should challenge the presumptive nominee.
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Feb. 26 2015 5:16 PMThe Snowdenites Are WinningOpponents of surveillance have gained the upper hand. And like gun-rights activists, they don’t need a majority to keep it.
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Feb. 6 2015 4:36 PMA New Kind of RepublicanIs Jeb Bush a reformocon? Also, what’s a reformocon?
Low Concept
Jan. 23 2015 5:36 PMTurn Off Your HeatLiving in a cold home will make you a healthier, stronger, better person.
Politics
Jan. 9 2015 10:22 AMStart HereThe Republican Congress can advance its principles and prove it can govern by beating back federal overreach in public education.
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Dec. 17 2014 12:22 AMWhat White Privilege Really MeansIt’s not about what whites get. It’s about what blacks don’t.
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Nov. 21 2014 6:03 PMA Better Solution to America’s Immigration ProblemEnd birthright citizenship.
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Nov. 5 2014 7:38 PMHow Republicans Can Get Things DoneWhat the GOP can learn from Democrats about how to govern.
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Oct. 23 2014 6:39 PMThe End of PregnancyAnd the inevitable rise of the artificial womb.
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Oct. 10 2014 2:51 PMThe Next Culture WarThe battle over same-sex marriage is drawing to a close. What will we fight about now?
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Sept. 22 2014 6:30 PMWhat Does It Mean to Be an American?Ted Cruz and Scott Brown think it’s about ideology. It’s really about culture.
Politics
Sept. 4 2014 5:35 PMHow the Suburbs Got Poor
Places that thrived in the era of two-parent families are struggling today.
Politics
Aug. 15 2014 11:34 AMTape EverythingPolice officers—and all public servants—should be required to videotape their interactions with citizens. It’s good for us, and them.
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Aug. 8 2014 11:06 AMGridlock Is GoodWhen House Republicans stand in the way of President Obama, it means they’re taking their constitutional duties seriously.

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