Sonia Smith

Sonia Smith is an associate editor at Texas Monthly.

Future Tense
June 6 2014 10:18 AMPakistan Is Using Smartphones to Stop Dengue
June 9 2011 7:10 AMCan Traditional Medicine and Modern Science Coexist?
June 9 2011 7:10 AMHave a Coke and an Anti-Retroviral
The XX Factor
Nov. 9 2009 11:20 AMWhat Does It Mean To Be a Willing Child Bride?
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Aug. 21 2009 5:54 PMGirl PowerThe New York Times Magazine on how women's rights are key to fighting poverty.
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June 5 2009 6:04 PMHit and RunTexas Monthly examines what made Charlie Wilkinson kill his girlfriend's parents.
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May 8 2009 6:02 PMTalking the TalkNew York Times Magazine on Terry McAuliffe's very loud gubernatorial run.
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April 3 2009 4:13 PMWorld's Worst JobNew York Times Magazine on Asif Ali Zardari's struggle to govern Pakistan.
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March 20 2009 5:07 PMSmall ForwardNew York Times Magazine on a 13-year-old basketball star.
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Feb. 27 2009 5:44 PMSo I Married a Somali PirateGQ on the allure of ship hijackers inside the world's "most failed state."
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Feb. 6 2009 6:29 PMTuesdays With MorbidityVanity Fair on the death obsession of baby boomers.
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Jan. 16 2009 5:03 PMO TownThe New York Times Magazine profiles the incoming administration.
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Dec. 26 2008 2:15 PMHandling PutinHarper's on Mikhail Saakashvili's balancing act.
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Dec. 12 2008 5:30 PMName That SlumpTime on what to call the economic downturn.
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Nov. 21 2008 12:38 PMAmerica's CheckupTime on how to fix the health care system.
Roads & Kingdoms
Aug. 23 2013 5:17 AMThe Last Days of Tolstoy’s PeopleLeo Tolstoy so admired the Doukhobors, a remote pacifist sect in the highlands of Georgia, he tried to shield them from the modern world. Now only 500 of them remain. 
June 8 2011 2:08 PMFighting AIDS in Tanzania
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Feb. 4 2010 3:37 PMI Was an Abstinence-Only Guinea Pig
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Nov. 5 2009 12:05 PMPolygamists as Packrats
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Aug. 18 2009 4:14 PMManhattan MediciThe New Yorker on Michael Bloomberg's unopposed election bid.
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June 2 2009 3:59 PMO, PleaseNewsweek on Oprah's huckster guests.
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May 5 2009 6:50 PMAnimal FarmNewsweek on the swine flu scare.
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March 31 2009 6:47 PMWaltz With BasharSeymour Hersh recommends talks with Syria.
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March 17 2009 5:52 PMSwiss MessNewsweek on the shady inner workings of UBS.
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Feb. 24 2009 5:42 PMNeat FreakThe New Yorker on Rahm Emanuel's style.
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Feb. 3 2009 5:51 PMGood Morning, AfghanistanNewsweek on "Obama's Vietnam."
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Jan. 13 2009 3:20 PMMission AccomplishedNewsweek on Cheney's successful vice presidency.
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Dec. 23 2008 3:46 PMAuto ImmunityThe New Republic on Detroit's private welfare state.
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Dec. 9 2008 4:24 PMI DothNewsweek on the Bible and gay marriage.
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Nov. 18 2008 5:18 PMThe RedprintNewsweek's Karl Rove prescribes a Republican comeback plan.




Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Colorado Is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
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.