Exporting the Right to PrivacyHow the U.S. can keep American-made surveillance tech out of dictators’ hands.
Time to Rethink Tech Sanctions Against SudanThey are making it difficult for activists to use secure communication tools and putting them at risk.
Confusing Sanctions Are Aiding Government RepressionBy keeping important technologies out of the hands of Iranian and Syrian activists.
Procedural Purgatory It’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
Biggest Sellout Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Is This Thing On? The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Don’t Blame It on Depression That’s not what made the Germanwings co-pilot murder 149 people.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash