William Saletan William Saletan

Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

Frame Game
June 23 2014 6:32 PMAl-Qaida’s Seven Rules for the Effective TerroristISIS is breaking all of them. It will live to regret it.
Frame Game
June 17 2014 6:13 PMDon’t Save IraqLet it learn to save itself.
Frame Game
June 11 2014 4:01 PMWhy Did Cantor Lose? Because GOP Primary Voters Are So Extreme.
Frame Game
May 19 2014 2:46 PMThe Evolving Equality AgendaThe problems of racial inequality are getting more complicated. Eric Holder explains how.
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May 15 2014 10:09 AMAustralia Is Raising Its Retirement Age to 70. The Rest of Us Should Catch Up.
Human Nature
May 9 2014 11:31 AMAcceptable InequalityAnother country will end its ban on women in combat. They’ll still be underrepresented. And that’s OK.
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May 7 2014 8:43 AMClimate Change Is Already Hurting the U.S. That’s Good News.
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May 5 2014 10:45 AMIf You’re for “Marriage Equality” or “Traditional Marriage,” Should You Support Polygamy?
Frame Game
May 1 2014 11:33 PMThe Collapse of Anti-Gay ReligionPolls, pastors, and theology are shifting toward same-sex marriage, even among conservatives.
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April 29 2014 3:04 PMDonald Sterling Is Just Like Brendan Eich? You Must Be Joking.
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April 24 2014 5:57 PMAnti-Semitism Trends in Europe Are More Complex Than In the U.S.
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April 21 2014 4:46 PMMore People Believe in Bacterial Evolution Than in Human Evolution. Thank God.
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April 12 2014 7:33 AMNo, the Russian Threat Is Not “Imaginary”
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April 8 2014 4:28 PMCan You Donate to Prop 8 While Supporting Equality at Work? Or Is That Paradox Too Queer?
Frame Game
April 4 2014 8:12 AMPurge the BigotsBrendan Eich is just the beginning. Let’s oust everyone who donated to the campaign against gay marriage.
Frame Game
June 19 2014 6:12 PMNo More Mr. Naive GuyOn the future of Iraq, President Obama is a cold-blooded realist.
Science
June 17 2014 12:06 AMAre Americans Turning Against the Death Penalty?Six reasons why support for capital punishment is evaporating.
Frame Game
June 4 2014 5:07 PMDon’t Desert BergdahlTrading Taliban prisoners for a POW doesn’t reward terrorism. It keeps our promise to our troops.
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May 16 2014 11:30 AMAnti-Semitism in the Middle East: Is It Hatred of Jews, or Anger at Israel?
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May 13 2014 10:12 AMDonald Sterling Is Too Horrified by Racism to Recognize It in Himself
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May 8 2014 12:28 PMNo, Religion Isn’t the Enemy. Here Are Three Examples of Churches Doing the Right Thing.
Frame Game
May 6 2014 9:36 AMThe Case for Anti-Gay DiscriminationOpponents of same-sex marriage want a broader right to discriminate against gay couples.
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May 2 2014 10:20 AMAre Conservative Christians the New Queers?
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April 30 2014 11:23 AMArtists Are Bashing President Obama. That’s A Sign of Racial Progress.
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April 28 2014 10:58 AMDonald Sterling Isn’t a Closet Racist. He’s a Porch Racist.
Frame Game
April 23 2014 2:05 PMAnti-Semitism Is in Decline. But That Hasn’t Stopped People From Hyping and Exploiting It.
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April 20 2014 10:53 AMWant Marriage Equality? Follow the Obama/Biden Model, Not the Mozilla Model.
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April 9 2014 2:42 PMYes, Open Homosexuality Is Contagious. But Not the Way Its Repressors Feared.
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April 7 2014 9:04 AMThe Excuses for Purging Brendan Eich Are the Old Excuses for Firing Gays
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April 2 2014 3:34 PMThe Arab League Condemns Israel for “Judaizing” Jerusalem. Is That Anti-Semitic?

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Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
  Business
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Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
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Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
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Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
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Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PM Planet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
  Health & Science
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Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
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Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.