Will Ohio State’s Football Team Decide Who Wins the White House?How politically irrelevant events—like a college football game—can determine who wins an election.
Can You Really Save the Planet at the Dinner Table?An economist's critique of The Omnivore's Dilemma.
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.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash