John Kerry Is an Infuriating Hair-Splitter. He Might Be Just the Right Guy to Deal With Ukraine.
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 Slatest Week in Pictures A pilgrimage in Nepal, elections in Athens, war in Syria, fashion in Paris, and trash heaps in China.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.