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.
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.
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?