Sofie Werthan
Sofie Werthan

Sofie Werthan is a Slate intern.

Science
Nov. 12 2018 8:38 PMThe Scary Reach of the Camp Fire’s FlamesIt’s not just the people who are directly in the fire’s destructive path that are in danger. Smoke is causing bad air quality in a large swath of the state.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 23 2018 7:01 PMICE’s Illegal Abuse of Teenagers Proves the Agency Is Beyond Reform
Future Tense
Aug. 21 2018 4:03 PMFacebook Is Making It Tougher for Advertisers to Discriminate Against Users
Aug. 17 2018 1:23 PMThe New ExilesBy denying access to its critics, Israel is turning its back on Jewish Americans.
The Slatest
Aug. 9 2018 3:30 PMPolice Chief “Disgusted” That Suspect in Assault of Elderly Sikh Man Is Chief’s Son
Future Tense
Aug. 7 2018 3:07 PMThe 2020 Olympics in Tokyo Will Use Facial Recognition on Every Athlete
Jurisprudence
July 26 2018 6:48 PMBoys on the BenchAll the lame excuses conservatives are making to explain why the president isn’t nominating female judges.
The Slatest
July 24 2018 2:52 PMPolice Officer Was Responsible for Death of Trader Joe’s Manager During L.A. Hostage Crisis
The Slatest
July 19 2018 5:27 PMInitiative to Split California Into Three States Blocked From November Ballot
The Industry
July 17 2018 3:45 PMTinder Will Now Let Users Flirt With Their Bitmojis
Life
July 13 2018 3:07 PMExamining the Battle Over Inxeba, South Africa’s Provocative Queer Film About Love and Tradition in the Xhosa Community
The Slatest
July 12 2018 7:10 PM“Those Who Seek to Eliminate Sexual Harassment Must Reduce the Influence of Harassers”A group of women has penned an editorial condemning a legal publication for glossing over former 9th Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski’s transgressions when it published his Kennedy tribute.
The Slatest
July 11 2018 2:57 PMDevastating Flooding Kills 179 People in Japan
The Slatest
July 6 2018 2:54 PMGiant “Trump Baby” Balloon Will Fly Over London During Trump’s U.K. Visit
Future Tense
July 3 2018 2:26 PMSome Samsung Galaxy Users Say Their Phones Are Spontaneously Texting Photos to Contacts
The Slatest
Aug. 30 2018 2:15 PMFBI Arrests Man for Making Death Threats Against the Boston Globe
Science
Aug. 23 2018 1:59 PMA New Study Ranking States’ Sexism Misunderstands Misogyny’s Insidious Nature
Future Tense
Aug. 20 2018 11:42 AMResearchers Develop Reprogrammable Braille in Hopes of Making Books More Accessible for Blind Readers
Medical Examiner
Aug. 14 2018 4:38 PMWhat Caused Cuba’s Sonic Attacks?We still don’t know, but scientists are debating it within the pages of the JAMA.
The Slatest
Aug. 8 2018 2:57 PMPolice Under Fire for “Bait Truck” Full of Shoes Left in Black Chicago Neighborhood
The Slatest
Aug. 3 2018 4:21 PMEven the NRA Disagrees With Florida Sheriff Who Cited “Stand Your Ground” in Parking-Space Killing
The Slatest
July 26 2018 4:40 PMHow an Arizona Town Responded When Sacha Baron Cohen Depicted Its Residents as a Bunch of Racists
Pre-Woke Watching
July 20 2018 9:41 AMNo, My Life Is Not Just Like The Kids Are All RightAs the child of lesbians, I was thrilled by the movie. After I met my sperm donor, I saw it much differently.
The Slatest
July 19 2018 2:28 PMIsrael Passes Controversial Law Declaring Itself a Principally Jewish State
Future Tense
July 16 2018 12:55 PMMillions of Verizon Customers’ Information Was Exposed Because of a Third Party It Hired to Analyze the Data (Update: Actually, This Happened Last Year)
The Slatest
July 13 2018 12:17 PMBlack Resident Ordered to Leave Pool at His Own Apartment Complex for No Apparent Reason
The Slatest
July 12 2018 4:17 PMAlabama Sheriffs Ordered to Stop Taking Money Meant to Feed Inmates
Science
July 10 2018 6:20 PMBrett Kavanaugh’s Track Record on Climate Change and the Environment Is Worrisome
The Slatest
July 5 2018 3:15 PMSomeone Called 911 on a Black Legislator Canvassing in Her District
The Slatest
July 3 2018 1:07 PMWhat ICE Really DoesThere’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement. There’s Customs and Border Protection. Who does what?

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