Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Worth Getting Arrested For?While opponents protest, oil companies turn to railroads.
The Coal Hard FactsEnvironmentalists fervently wish for the end of coal. Here’s why it can’t be replaced anytime soon.
The Ethanol TrapThe oil blowout will mean more subsidies for the corn-fuel industry. That's bad news for consumers.
Obama’s Oil BlindnessAmerica has the most creative and efficient oil industry in the world. Why doesn’t the president understand that?
Blown in the WindThe U.S. should stop wasting billions to subsidize unreliable wind energy projects.
Inside Higher Ed
Colleges and Cosby Universities patronized by Bill Cosby wrestle with whether to distance themselves from the actor.
What Happened at Slate This Week? See if you can keep pace with the copy desk, Slate’s most comprehensive reading team.
Bad as They Wanna Be Is the Philadelphia 76ers’ lose-on-purpose approach to team-building ingenious or morally bankrupt?