Scott Shuger

Scott Shuger was a Slatesenior writer and the original author of "Today's Papers." He died June 15, 2002.

War Stories
Jan. 30 2002 10:54 AMWhose Front Line Is It Anyway?
War Stories
Jan. 26 2002 12:02 PMProps to PropagandaThe case for lying about terrorists.
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Jan. 16 2002 5:20 PMIGNORADThe military screw-up nobody talks about.
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Jan. 8 2002 7:51 PMBackground SmackdownDon't judge a war leader or his critics by their résumés.
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Dec. 27 2001 7:31 PMBanned, on the RunA real expert opinion on Bin Laden.
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Dec. 20 2001 10:51 AMFort Bragging RightsWho Won the Pentagon's Other War?
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Dec. 6 2001 3:56 PMUnconventional UnwisdomHow the Bush administration is breaking the rules of war.
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Dec. 4 2001 12:09 PMCommando CommandmentsDo U.S. special ops forces in Afghanistan have the right rules?
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Nov. 8 2001 5:43 PMKing Sy's MistakesWhat Seymour Hersh got wrong.
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Oct. 31 2001 1:49 PMFire When Ready Why we should consider using flamethrowers in Afghanistan.
Oct. 15 2001 8:23 AMCan Television Catch 22?
Letter From Berlin
April 13 2001 8:30 PMHitler Slept HereThe too-secret history of the Third Reich's most famous place.
Jan. 25 2001 3:00 AMToday's Papers: Not Looking Gift Whores in the Mouth
Net Election
May 31 2000 11:30 PMAre Web Deals Good News for Newspapers?
Feb. 15 2000 7:45 PMWhat's So Funny?Analyzing what are alleged to be the 75 funniest jokes of all time.
War Stories
Jan. 28 2002 7:56 PMTerror Along the Dotted Line
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Jan. 22 2002 9:02 PMArrogant BrownHe doesn't report. He decides. You lose.
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Jan. 10 2002 6:10 PMCrews ControlLet's keep special ops special.
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Jan. 4 2002 1:25 PMDirect Hits and MissesWhat the Afghan war proves about weapons.
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Dec. 21 2001 2:27 PMWho You Calling Despicable, Buddy?Not everything a terrorist does is terrorism.
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Dec. 19 2001 11:30 AMSum War QuestionsThe endgame the president should care about.
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Dec. 5 2001 12:30 PMMissing Missile MysteryO Stinger, where is thy death?
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Nov. 19 2001 12:29 PMTurning Over a New LeafletHow to win Afghan hearts and minds.
Nov. 6 2001 4:34 PMPlot Holes: The Man Who Wasn't There  
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Oct. 24 2001 7:39 PMHow Will It Play Out?Two scenarios for the next 12 months.
Hey, Wait A Minute
July 20 2001 8:30 PMAmerica's Other Litter Problem
April 11 2001 3:00 AMBoot CheckDoes Boot Camp measure up to the real thing?
July 31 2000 9:30 PMBill HillsmanHe's the world's greatest political adman. And he works for Ralph Nader. 
May 10 2000 3:00 AMMy Day in the Movement
Jan. 28 2000 3:30 AMHookers.comHow e-commerce is transforming the oldest profession.



Medical Examiner

Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola

Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.

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

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.

Why Are Lighter-Skinned Latinos and Asians More Likely to Vote Republican?

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

  News & Politics
Sept. 23 2014 12:43 PM Occupy Wall Street How can Hillary Clinton be both a limousine liberal and a Saul Alinsky radical?
Sept. 23 2014 1:29 PM President Obama Is Serious About Cracking Down on Tax Inversions
The Eye
Sept. 23 2014 11:33 AM High-Concept Stuff Designed to Remind People That They Don’t Need Stuff  
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 11:13 AM Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
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Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 11:48 AM Punky Brewster, the Feminist Punk Icon Who Wasn’t
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 10:51 AM Is Apple Picking a Fight With the U.S. Government? Not exactly.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 23 2014 11:00 AM Google Exec: Climate Change Deniers Are “Just Literally Lying”
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.