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



The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

Animal manure.

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps

Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.

  News & Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 11:51 PM Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.