The Evolving Equality AgendaThe problems of racial inequality are getting more complicated. Eric Holder explains how.
Acceptable InequalityAnother country will end its ban on women in combat. They’ll still be underrepresented. And that’s OK.
The Collapse of Anti-Gay ReligionPolls, pastors, and theology are shifting toward same-sex marriage, even among conservatives.
Purge the BigotsBrendan Eich is just the beginning. Let’s oust everyone who donated to the campaign against gay marriage.
Are Americans Turning Against the Death Penalty?Six reasons why support for capital punishment is evaporating.
Don’t Desert BergdahlTrading Taliban prisoners for a POW doesn’t reward terrorism. It keeps our promise to our troops.
The Case for Anti-Gay DiscriminationOpponents of same-sex marriage want a broader right to discriminate against gay couples.
Anti-Semitism Is in Decline. But That Hasn’t Stopped People From Hyping and Exploiting It.
“Protect Us Against Our Enemies” The story of one Syrian fighter and why his capture is a major defeat for America’s war on ISIS.
Donald Trump Said It’s “Disgusting” to Pump Milk in Front of Colleagues. So We Found A Lady Who Did.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Aisha Harris rounds up some shocking, informative, and hilarious reads.
What Happens When We Get It Wrong? Slate’s Corrections Czar Talks About Our Policy on Errors and Typos.
The Unusual Mind of Clarice Lispector The Brazilian writer’s Complete Stories reveals she was a genius on the level of Nabokov.
It Took 22 Years for the Women’s 1,500-Meters Record to Fall. What's the Fastest Humans Can Possibly Run?