Robert Bryce

Robert Bryce, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, is the author, most recently, of Power Hungry: The Myths of "Green" Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future.

Science
Feb. 20 2013 10:56 AMIs the Keystone XL Pipeline Worth Getting Arrested For?While opponents protest, oil companies turn to railroads.
Science
May 29 2012 6:00 AMThe Coal Hard FactsEnvironmentalists fervently wish for the end of coal. Here’s why it can’t be replaced anytime soon.
Future Tense
Oct. 14 2011 7:20 AMDon’t Count Oil OutAlternative energies won’t replace oil, gas, and coal anytime soon.
Moneybox
June 10 2010 12:14 PMThe Ethanol TrapThe oil blowout will mean more subsidies for the corn-fuel industry. That's bad news for consumers.
Moneybox
May 15 2008 3:24 PMGasoline Is CheapFour dollars a gallon is outrageous! We should be paying much more.
Hey, Wait A Minute
July 19 2005 8:12 AMCorn DogThe ethanol subsidy is worse than you can imagine.
Food
July 31 2012 7:01 PMFood as FuelThis summer’s drought highlights the madness of the government’s ethanol mandates.
Politics
April 25 2012 4:33 PMObama’s Oil BlindnessAmerica has the most creative and efficient oil industry in the world. Why doesn’t the president understand that?
Green Room
Aug. 16 2010 1:38 PMBlown in the WindThe U.S. should stop wasting billions to subsidize unreliable wind energy projects.
Green Room
Nov. 12 2008 6:55 AMThe Corn Isn't GreenThe real reason ethanol won't—and can't—cut American oil imports.
Hey, Wait A Minute
June 26 2007 3:09 PMThe Great Corn ConThe Senate's preposterous new ethanol bill.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Jan. 25 2005 9:10 AMAs Green as a NeoconWhy Iraq hawks are driving Priuses.

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Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Television

The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Lifetime Didn’t Find the Steubenville Rape Case Dramatic Enough. So They Added a Little Self-Immolation.

No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 1:39 PM Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times. Neither Are Her Characters.
Behold
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
  Life
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.