Scalia’s Rant and Alito’s ReasoningWhich will influence Anthony Kennedy and determine the fate of affirmative action in Fisher?
No Longer Black and WhiteWhy liberals should let California’s affirmative-action ban stand.
The Arguments for Gay Marriage Undermine Affirmative ActionHere’s how Justice Kennedy could vote to recognize same-sex unions and scrap racial preferences.
Tenure Is Not the ProblemTeacher protections are not why poor schools are failing. Segregation is.
The Next Affirmative Action?The Supreme Court just made it harder for universities to defend race-based affirmative action. Will they try using class instead?
Hey, Wait A Minute
In Defense of Bloomberg's BribeWhy not give cell phones to students for doing well in school?
The Unctuous Genius of Ted Cruz How the candidate turned naked careerism into a winning campaign strategy.
Ted Cruz Is Not Eligible to Be President, According to the Most Plausible Interpretation of the Constitution
LED Bulbs Were Once Pricey. Now They’re Cheap, Mass-Produced, and Plentiful. This Is How Efficient Technology Will Take Over.
You, Me, and … Him? Prudie advises a woman whose husband wants to have a threesome with his unattractive best friend.
The XX Factor
This Video of a Mom Getting Her Kids Dressed for Bed Has 45 Million Views and Counting
My Wife Won’t Stop Flirting on Facebook Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Rick Rubin Is Making a Star Wars-Themed Album Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda and More. Hear Songs Now.
Key and Peele Brought Back Their Classic “Hingle McCringleberry” Sketch, With Help From Stephen Colbert
Zero-Rating, Explained Activists are fighting Facebook and T-Mobile over zero-rating. But what is that?
Why You Hated the Super Bowl It was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.