The World Is Not Falling ApartNever mind the headlines. We’ve never lived in such peaceful times.
The Good Word
False Fronts in the Language WarsWhy New Yorker writers and others keep pushing bogus controversies.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Could Better Psychological Testing Prevent a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash? Probably not.