Sally Satel

Sally Satel is a psychiatrist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.

Medical Examiner
June 19 2013 4:08 PMHow to Fix the Organ Transplant ShortageThe chaotic, ethically murky case of a 10-year-old girl in need of lungs.
Medical Examiner
April 15 2013 1:29 PMA Kidney for a KidneyLet prisoners donate organs. It could be done ethically and serve justice.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 6 2010 1:41 PMCutting Human LivesWhat should we make of Arizona's new law for rationing organ transplants?
Medical Examiner
Aug. 15 2008 7:06 AMOrgan FailureDoing battle with the National Kidney Foundation.
Medical Examiner
July 25 2007 1:36 PMMedical MisnomerAddiction isn't a brain disease, Congress.
Medical Examiner
Aug. 30 2001 3:00 AMCrazed and ConfusedA murder defendant is forced to choose between the death penalty and permanent madness. 
Future Tense
June 4 2013 7:53 AMGood News for LiarsNew technologies for detecting untruths are as problematic as polygraphs.
Medical Examiner
June 13 2011 4:38 PMYuan a Kidney?China's proposals to pay organ donors flout the status quo. That's a good thing.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 27 2010 4:47 PMKidney MitzvahIsrael's remarkable new steps to solve its organ shortage.
Medical Examiner
June 17 2008 3:33 PMThe God CommitteeShould criminals have equal access to scarce medical treatments?
Medical Examiner
Aug. 29 2006 11:35 AMMeasuring the Psychic Pain of WarPTSD among Vietnam vets is less common than we thought.
The Slate Gist
July 4 2001 3:00 AMMommy Undearest


War Stories

The Right Target

Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.

Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 11:13 AM Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

Divestment Is Fine but Mostly Symbolic. There’s a Better Way for Universities to Fight Climate Change.

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Building a Better Workplace

In Defense of HR

Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.

It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is

How Ted Cruz and Scott Brown Misunderstand What It Means to Be an American Citizen

  News & Politics
War Stories
Sept. 23 2014 4:04 PM The Right Target Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
Sept. 23 2014 1:57 PM Would a Second Sarkozy Presidency End Marriage Equality in France?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 4:09 PM Vince Vaughn Will Star in True Detective Season 2
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 1:50 PM Oh, the Futility! Frogs Try to Catch Worms off of an iPhone Video.
  Health & Science
Sept. 23 2014 1:38 PM Why Is Fall Red in America but Yellow in Europe? A possible explanation, 35 million years in the making.
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.