William Saletan William Saletan

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

May 16 2014 11:30 AMAnti-Semitism in the Middle East: Is It Hatred of Jews, or Anger at Israel?
May 13 2014 10:12 AMDonald Sterling Is Too Horrified by Racism to Recognize It in Himself
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.
May 2 2014 10:20 AMAre Conservative Christians the New Queers?
April 30 2014 11:23 AMArtists Are Bashing President Obama. That’s A Sign of Racial Progress.
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.
April 20 2014 10:53 AMWant Marriage Equality? Follow the Obama/Biden Model, Not the Mozilla Model.
April 9 2014 2:42 PMYes, Open Homosexuality Is Contagious. But Not the Way Its Repressors Feared.
April 7 2014 9:04 AMThe Excuses for Purging Brendan Eich Are the Old Excuses for Firing Gays
April 2 2014 3:34 PMThe Arab League Condemns Israel for “Judaizing” Jerusalem. Is That Anti-Semitic?
March 31 2014 1:22 PMLouisiana, Texas, Oklahoma: Why Are “Pro-Life” States Defending the Death Penalty?
March 25 2014 9:28 AMIf Big Brother Is Watching You, Why Can’t He Find MH370?
March 18 2014 2:02 PMWe Don’t Need To Shut Down the Gay Marriage Debate. We’re Winning It.
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.
May 7 2014 8:43 AMClimate Change Is Already Hurting the U.S. That’s Good News.
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.
April 29 2014 3:04 PMDonald Sterling Is Just Like Brendan Eich? You Must Be Joking.
April 24 2014 5:57 PMAnti-Semitism Trends in Europe Are More Complex Than In the U.S.
April 21 2014 4:46 PMMore People Believe in Bacterial Evolution Than in Human Evolution. Thank God.
April 12 2014 7:33 AMNo, the Russian Threat Is Not “Imaginary”
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.
April 1 2014 1:01 PMSex Reassignment Surgeon: “I've Decided to Defy God’s Will”
March 27 2014 11:02 AMWhy Do States That Target Abortion Clinics Conceal Execution Drug Suppliers?
March 21 2014 11:27 AMTexas Exposes Sellers of Abortion Drugs. Why Does It Conceal Sellers of Execution Drugs?
March 17 2014 12:25 PMRussia’s 90-Plus Percent Victory in Crimea Tells You the Referendum Was a Joke




The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

An Iranian Woman Was Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist. Can Activists Save Her?

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.


How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The U.S. Has a New Problem in Syria: The Moderate Rebels Feel Like We’ve Betrayed Them

We Need to Talk: A Terrible Name for a Good Sports Show by and About Women

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