Ronna Abramson

Ronna Abramson is an Industry Standard staff writer. This article is reprinted from the Industry Standard.

Net Election
Nov. 18 2000 12:00 AMAsleep at the Mouse
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Nov. 4 2000 12:00 AMBy the Numbers, Part 9
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Oct. 21 2000 12:00 AMThe Revolving-Door Online
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Oct. 7 2000 12:00 AMOnline Voter Registration a Click Away
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Sept. 23 2000 12:00 AMWhat If You Threw a Cyberdebate and Nobody Came?
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Sept. 5 2000 10:00 PMJust the Facts, Please
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Aug. 21 2000 9:30 PMBy the Numbers, Part 7
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July 10 2000 9:30 PMDivining the Statistics
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Nov. 11 2000 1:30 AMThe Web Reaches Into Palm Beach County
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Oct. 28 2000 12:00 AMDown to the Wired
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Oct. 14 2000 12:00 AMWant To Sell Your Vote? Not So FastThe Chicago Board of Elections plans to file a lawsuit against Voteauction.com, saying the site promotes fraud.
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Sept. 29 2000 11:30 PMBy the Numbers, Part 8
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Sept. 16 2000 12:00 AMEverybody Loves H-1B
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Aug. 26 2000 12:00 AMYadda Yadda Yadda on Lieberman
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July 25 2000 3:00 AMRevving Up the Conventions

TODAY IN SLATE

Jurisprudence

Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your children is perfectly legal. 

Ken Burns on Why Teddy Roosevelt Would Never Get Elected in 2014

Cops Briefly Detain Django Unchained Actress Because They Thought She Was a Prostitute

Minimalist Cocktail Posters Make Mixing Drinks a Cinch

How the Apple Watch Will Annoy Us

A glowing screen attached to someone else’s wrist is shinier than all but the blingiest of jewels.

Books

Rainbow Parties and Sex Bracelets

Where teenage sex rumors come from—and why they’re bad for parents and kids.

Books

You Had to Be There

What we can learn from things that used to be funny.

Legendary Critic Greil Marcus Measures and Maps Rock History Through 10 Unlikely Songs

Catfish Creator Nev Schulman’s Book Is Just Like Him: Self-Deluded and Completely Infectious

Behold
Sept. 12 2014 5:54 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Jurisprudence
Sept. 14 2014 2:37 PM When Abuse Is Not Abuse Don’t expect Adrian Peterson to go to prison. In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 12 2014 5:54 PM Olive Garden Has Been Committing a Culinary Crime Against Humanity
  Life
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 13 2014 8:38 AM “You’re More Than Just a Number” Goucher College goes transcript-free in admissions.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 12 2014 4:05 PM Life as an NFL Wife: “He's the Star. Keep Him Happy.”
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 12 2014 5:55 PM “Do You Know What Porn Is?” Conversations with Dahlia Lithwick’s 11-year-old son.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 14 2014 7:10 PM Watch Michael Winslow Perform Every Part of “Whole Lotta Love” With Just His Voice
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 12 2014 3:53 PM We Need to Pass Legislation on Artificial Intelligence Early and Often
  Health & Science
New Scientist
Sept. 14 2014 8:38 AM Scientific Misconduct Should Be a Crime It’s as bad as fraud or theft, only potentially more dangerous.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 12 2014 4:36 PM “There’s No Tolerance for That” Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh say they don’t abide domestic abuse. So why do the Seahawks and 49ers have a combined six players accused of violence against women?