Am I My Brother's Keeper?I have extra cash. My siblings don't. How much do I have to help them?
Get Out of My Black-Tie Dinner, KidMy organization helps needy children but makes them sit backstage during our fundraising gala.
Board of TurkeysThis nonprofit should be great, but its board is a dud. What can I do to fix it?
A Private MatterAm I hurting my local public schools—and hurting America—by sending my kids to expensive private schools?
Bridge to SomewhereI could get an MBA, or I could keep working at nonprofits. Which is better?
Charity Begins at HomeI'm a working mom with little kids. Is there any volunteer work I can do between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m.?
All for ONEShould I give to charities that raise awareness, or only to charities that take direct action?
Stop Pleas!The charities I support send me way too many fundraising letters. I'm sick of it. What can I do?
Teen AngelThis teenager wants to fix the world. These are the first three steps he should take.
Checkout CharitiesSupermarket cashiers keep asking me to donate $1 to charity. Should I feel bad for saying no?
Deserving Kids, Undeserving MomIs this self-destructive, negligent mother taking advantage of my generosity?
You Can't Take Them With YouThe damaging myth that doctors hasten the deaths of organ donors.
Chic Without GuiltSweatshops. Child labor. Toxic chemicals. Is it possible for a fashionista to dress herself and keep a clear conscience?
How To Help a VetMany veterans charities aren't very good. But there are other ways to aid returning soldiers.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Democrats’ War at Home
How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
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
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional 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
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
The Ludicrous Claims You’ll Hear at This Company’s “Egg Freezing Parties”
Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Going Private To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
Behind the Scenes
“I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death” Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.