Shane Harris

Shane Harris is a Future Tense fellow at the New America Foundation and a senior writer at Foreign Policy. He is writing a book on cyber warfare.

Future Tense
March 28 2014 1:04 PMHeavy Is the Head That Wears Two HatsIf confirmed to head the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, Adm. Michael Rogers will face big challenges.
The Book Club
Feb. 23 2010 2:29 PMScared of the Government Acquiring Information About You? The Really Scary Part Is What They Do With It.
July 15 2009 1:48 PMThe Most Important Questions To Ask About the CIA's Targeted Killing ProgramWe know Cheney ordered it kept secret. What don't we know?
Jan. 3 2006 6:30 AMTinker, Tailor, Miner, SpyWhy the NSA's snooping is unprecedented in scale and scope.
The Book Club
Feb. 24 2010 1:00 PMWe Need To Put Our Spies on a Data Diet
The Book Club
Feb. 22 2010 2:34 PMI'll Never Forget What John Poindexter Told Me on His Sailboat
Feb. 3 2006 6:17 PMSnoop DogsWhat does Congress do next about the NSA?



The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 23 2014 6:00 AM Monster Kids from poorer neighborhoods keep coming to trick-or-treat in mine. Do I have to give them candy?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 8:51 AM The Male-Dominated Culture of Business in Tech Is Not Great for Women
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 9:00 AM Exclusive Premiere: Key & Peele Imagines the Dark Side of the Make-A-Wish Program
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.