The Exquisite Shame of the Participation TrophyCritics say it gives kids a false sense of achievement. But kids aren’t idiots.
If Trump Wants to Understand the Opioid Epidemic, He Needs to Watch Some Reality TVThe president clearly doesn’t get it. Maybe watching Intervention could help.
“When You Do Something, It Will Follow You”Is the ability to erase your online past a good thing? Slate editors weigh in.
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Lean In Isn’t Just About Professional Fulfillment. It’s Also About Worst-Case Scenarios.
Tab Roulette!Slate’s business and tech writers share what they’re reading, whether they want to or not.
The Donald Trump Election Brag TrackerHow long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?
Committing to “Committed”Two years after my mother’s suicide, I’m finally comfortable talking about it—on my own terms.
Wild Animals Do Not Need to Be Saved From FiresSure, the video is cute. It’s also a terrible precedent, please stop sharing it.
Trump the BenevolentHe wants praise for letting the Afghan girls’ robotics team into the United States. We shouldn’t give it to him.
Slate Voice: “No Reason for the Season”Torie Bosch reads her piece on the joy of celebrating a godless Christmas.
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Today's Google Doodle Honors Trailblazing Journalist Nellie Bly (With an Assist from Karen O)