Richard D. Kahlenberg
Education
June 13 2014 10:59 AMTenure Is Not the ProblemTeacher protections are not why poor schools are failing. Segregation is.
Jurisprudence
June 24 2013 11:53 AMThe Next Affirmative Action?The Supreme Court just made it harder for universities to defend race-based affirmative action. Will they try using class instead?
Books
Feb. 21 2011 6:58 AMStill Waiting for SuperwomanWhat Michelle Rhee's fans don't get about education reform.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Nov. 6 2007 5:38 PMIn Defense of Bloomberg's BribeWhy not give cell phones to students for doing well in school?
Books
May 11 2004 11:33 AMPost-Brown SchooldaysThe new way to integrate—by class, not race.
Jurisprudence
March 11 2014 11:38 PMNo Longer Black and WhiteWhy liberals should let California’s affirmative-action ban stand.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 13 2012 3:02 PMThe Arguments for Gay Marriage Undermine Affirmative ActionHere’s how Justice Kennedy could vote to recognize same-sex unions and scrap racial preferences.
Politics
Feb. 4 2008 2:40 PMObama's RFK MomentHow he could win over white working-class voters.
Jurisprudence
June 29 2007 2:20 PMHow To Keep Brown AliveUse income level, instead of race, to integrate the schools.

TODAY IN SLATE

Technocracy

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The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

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Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again

The XX Factor

I’m 25. I Have $250.03.

My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.
Politics

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

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  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM The Global Millionaires Club Is Booming and Losing Its Exclusivity
  Life
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 21 2014 1:36 PM Single Quotes or Double Quotes? It’s Really Quite Simple.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller's Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Doctor, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
Behold
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 21 2014 10:43 AM Social Networking Didn’t Start at Harvard It really began at a girls’ reform school.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.