William Saletan William Saletan

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

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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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March 31 2014 1:22 PMLouisiana, Texas, Oklahoma: Why Are “Pro-Life” States Defending the Death Penalty?
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March 25 2014 9:28 AMIf Big Brother Is Watching You, Why Can’t He Find MH370?
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March 18 2014 2:02 PMWe Don’t Need To Shut Down the Gay Marriage Debate. We’re Winning It.
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March 13 2014 10:51 AMKeep Texting. Stop Driving. Let the Car Do It for You.
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.
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April 1 2014 1:01 PMSex Reassignment Surgeon: “I've Decided to Defy God’s Will”
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March 27 2014 11:02 AMWhy Do States That Target Abortion Clinics Conceal Execution Drug Suppliers?
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March 21 2014 11:27 AMTexas Exposes Sellers of Abortion Drugs. Why Does It Conceal Sellers of Execution Drugs?
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March 17 2014 12:25 PMRussia’s 90-Plus Percent Victory in Crimea Tells You the Referendum Was a Joke
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March 12 2014 3:26 PMWhy Opposing Gay Marriage Is Different From Racism

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