Timothy Noah

Timothy Noah is a former Slate staffer. His  book about income inequality is The Great Divergence.

Summer Camp
July 19 2013 8:18 AMYou Are How You CampedWhat your enjoyment of sleep-away camp, or lack of same, says about your character.
Political Gabfest
May 4 2012 1:31 PMThe I’m Not David Plotz GabfestListen to Slate's show about Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, the anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s death, and Tim Noah’s book, The Great Divergence.
The Book Club
April 25 2012 2:00 PMThe Great DivergenceWhy not impose price controls on colleges?
The Book Club
April 24 2012 1:00 PMThe Great DivergenceWhy do unions work in Europe but not in America?
The Book Club
April 23 2012 11:00 AMThe Great DivergenceThe middle class no longer has any reason to root for the economy to get better.
The Customer
March 30 2011 7:51 PMThe PATCO EchoAn air-traffic tower at Reagan National went silent. Blame the Gipper's ghost.
The Customer
March 22 2011 7:36 PMThe College DerbyAndrew Ferguson's delightful plea for sanity about college admissions.
The Customer
March 16 2011 8:48 PMPhantom RogueHow can the CFPB be raging out of control when it hasn't done anything yet?
History Lesson
March 11 2011 12:27 PMTsunami City, USAWhy is Crescent City, Calif., so susceptible to tsunamis?
The Customer
March 8 2011 8:28 PMWho's Afraid of the CPSC?The hysteria over a new government database for consumer complaints.
The Customer
Feb. 28 2011 8:03 PMNo Oil for Freedom?The American consumer's guide to the Arab democratization movement.
Feb. 21 2011 1:27 PMDon't Worry, Be UnhappyTyler Cowen says the good times are over. Where have we heard this before?
The Customer
Feb. 14 2011 7:03 PMThe TerminatorWhy is Obama playing the Republicans' game? Discretionary spending cuts are kid stuff.
The Customer
Feb. 9 2011 7:48 PMSlapstick in the SkiesAre air-traffic-control errors up 51 percent or aren't they?
The Customer
Feb. 3 2011 7:58 PMThe Harvard EffectDoes Harvard's "affirmative action for the affluent" screw the proles?
July 18 2013 10:34 AMSummer-House Lit, Part 1On not owning a vacation home.
The Book Club
April 26 2012 11:00 AMThe Great DivergenceFor the first time in years, people are actually talking about income inequality.
The Book Club
April 25 2012 7:30 AMThe Great DivergenceIt’s going to take a long time to change the wages of 1 billion Chinese.
The Book Club
April 24 2012 6:48 AMThe Great DivergenceShould we drag the 1 percent down or the 99 percent up?
April 1 2011 7:11 PMMalek Talks!Fred Malek makes his most detailed public statement about counting Jews for Richard Nixon, but he omits the most shameful part.
The Customer
March 24 2011 7:30 PMThe VettingHow the Republicans cleared Elizabeth Warren's path.
The Customer
March 22 2011 7:14 AMThe Grifter's Hit ParadeAmerica's most popular confidence games, 2010.
The Customer
March 15 2011 7:43 PMThe Skype SkamYour boss left you a message. Want to hear it? Pay up!
The Customer
March 10 2011 6:46 PMFrankly BafflingBarney Frank's odd resistance to the Fed's debit-swipe rule.
The Customer
March 3 2011 9:19 PMThe Make-Believe BillionHow drug companies exaggerate research costs to justify absurd profits.
The Customer
Feb. 24 2011 7:43 PMThe 7 Percent SolutionA recent study proves MPAA ratings really are biased against independent films.
The Customer
Feb. 16 2011 7:16 PMCellular Sin TaxesWhy are mobile phone taxes so ridiculously high?
Feb. 10 2011 3:03 PMGOP PBS NPR DOA?The nine stages of not eliminating public broadcasting's subsidy.
The Customer
Feb. 7 2011 6:47 PMDarrell's DelusionBusinesses don't like regulation. What else is new?
The Customer
Feb. 1 2011 7:13 PMSnow Shovels of DeathHow to remove snow from your front walk without killing yourself.




Slate Plus Early Read: The Self-Made Man

The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada. Now, Journalists Can’t Even Say Her Name.

Mitt Romney May Be Weighing a 2016 Run. That Would Be a Big Mistake.

Amazing Photos From Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution

Transparent Is the Fall’s Only Great New Show

The XX Factor

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada

Now, journalists can't even say her name.


Lena Dunham, the Book

More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.

What a Juicy New Book About Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric Fails to Tell Us About the TV News Business

Does Your Child Have Sluggish Cognitive Tempo? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

  News & Politics
Sept. 29 2014 11:45 PM The Self-Made Man The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.
Sept. 29 2014 7:01 PM We May Never Know If Larry Ellison Flew a Fighter Jet Under the Golden Gate Bridge
Dear Prudence
Sept. 30 2014 6:00 AM Drive-By Bounty Prudie advises a woman whose boyfriend demands she flash truckers on the highway.
  Double X
Sept. 29 2014 11:43 PM Lena Dunham, the Book More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 29 2014 8:45 AM Slate Isn’t Too Liberal, but … What readers said about the magazine’s bias and balance.
Brow Beat
Sept. 29 2014 9:06 PM Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Looks Like a Comic Masterpiece
Future Tense
Sept. 29 2014 11:56 PM Innovation Starvation, the Next Generation Humankind has lots of great ideas for the future. We need people to carry them out.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 29 2014 11:32 PM The Daydream Disorder Is sluggish cognitive tempo a disease or disease mongering?
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.