To Kill a Religious Freedom Bill, Don’t Warn People About Christians. Warn Them About Muslims.
A Nation of Snake HandlersHow many people must die before the U.S. gives up this insane practice?
The Pot QuestionDrug-bashing politicians who refuse to say whether they’ve smoked marijuana aren’t modeling sobriety. They’re modeling deceit.
Michael Sam Defied a Family History of Crime and Death. What He Couldn’t Change Was His Homosexuality.
Why Abortions Are DownIs it birth control or moral aversion? Maybe both. Some lessons for pro-lifers.
The Impotence of CreationismIt’s complete nonsense. But as a compartmentalized fantasy, it’s harmless.
The Work EthicObama is betting that Americans will side with labor over capitalism. He’s right.
Battered and Blue Police departments shouldn’t feel under siege. The public just wants better policing.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Why Climate Change Isn’t a Sputnik Moment Military technology can’t innovate us out of this one.
Ronald Reagan Is Kobe Bryant The best NBA analogues for George Washington, Warren G. Harding, Barack Obama, and every other president.