Steven E. Landsburg

Steven E. Landsburg is the author, most recently, ofMore Sex Is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics. You can e-mail him at

Everyday Economics
Aug. 3 1997 3:30 AMProperty Is TheftWhen protecting your own property is stealing from others.
Everyday Economics
May 30 1997 3:30 AMPay Scales in Black and WhiteDoes discrimination explain the differences in salaries?
Everyday Economics
April 13 1997 3:30 AMBe Fruitful and MultiplyDo the world a favor: Have more children.
Everyday Economics
Feb. 1 1997 3:30 AMJudge NotIt's time to knock the stuffing out of judicial featherbedding.
Everyday Economics
Dec. 7 1996 3:30 AMTexaco's Uncompensated VictimsHow corporate discrimination hurts stockholders.
Everyday Economics
Oct. 11 1996 3:30 AMThe Perfect TaxIf there must be taxes, at least they should be inefficient.
Everyday Economics
Aug. 3 1996 3:30 AMKwitcherbellyachin'You--personally--can eliminate the national debt.
Everyday Economics
June 27 1997 3:30 AMMy Personal Trade DeficitSince the Barnes & Noble opened in neighboring Pittsford, my trade deficit with that town has exploded.
Everyday Economics
May 2 1997 3:30 AMWho Shall Inherit the Earth?Our obligation to the unborn.
Everyday Economics
March 7 1997 3:30 AMTax the Knickers Off Your GrandchildrenIf income redistribution is such a good idea, let's make those rich future generations pay.
Everyday Economics
Jan. 11 1997 3:30 AMGiving Your AllThe math on the back of the envelope
Everyday Economics
Nov. 8 1996 3:30 AMPutting on HeirsHow parents decide about divvying up the loot.
Everyday Economics
Sept. 13 1996 3:30 AMSqueal or Deal?Why the Whitewater defendants and the CIA should study economics.
Everyday Economics
July 6 1996 3:30 AMMore Sex Is Safer SexThe economic case for promiscuity.



Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

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

How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.


The Other Huxtable Effect

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

Lifetime Didn’t Find the Steubenville Rape Case Dramatic Enough. So They Added a Little Self-Immolation.

No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 1:39 PM Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times. Neither Are Her Characters.
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
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.