A Conservative Case for Gay MarriageHow to talk to your antigay religious relatives about same-sex unions.
A Victory for the LeftChin up, Democrats. Republicans may have won the Senate, but the country is headed your way.
The Ebola VoterThirteen ways Democrats and Republicans are exploiting the virus for political gain.
The Wrong Side of the MajorityThom Tillis says most North Carolinians are against gay marriage. He couldn’t be more wrong.
Social OutcastsRepublican candidates are retreating from debates on abortion, gay marriage, and contraception.
The ISIS Atrocities We Can’t ForgetThe best way to honor James Foley and Steven Sotloff is to remember the thousands ISIS has murdered, and to stop them from killing thousands more.
Informed BiasWhile blacks see the grand jury decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island almost identically, whites see them as dramatically different. Why is that?
Forget the Republican MandateWhy the president could govern with the midterm election’s nonvoters in mind.
Great White NorthCandidates running for office in America’s northern border states have one thing in common: fear of the southern border.
Deadly AdviceWhen it comes to Ebola, ignore American public opinion: It’s ignorant and misinformed about the disease.
Archbishop, Confess!Does Archbishop Charles Chaput give Catholic Republicans wiggle room on the death penalty?
Bush HuggersDemocrats running for office would rather attach themselves to leading Republicans than their own president.
How Choice Can Stop AbortionsLong-acting reversible contraceptives can cut the teen abortion rate by 75 percent.
Coalition of the PresentableDon’t believe the official version. Meet America’s real allies in the fight against ISIS.
Candid JusticeSurveillance technology is taking away our privacy—and punishing people who deserve to be punished.
Why Israel Is No Better Than RussiaIt’s using the same twisted arguments to rationalize its illegal land grab in the West Bank.
Women’s Work The jobs recovery was supposed to be great for women. It hasn’t exactly worked out that way.
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.
Hold the Cookies, Save the Climate Everyone knows meat is bad for the environment. But so is an ingredient commonly found in junk food.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.