William Saletan
William Saletan William Saletan

Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

Politics
Feb. 27 2015 9:42 PMAn Israeli InsultBenjamin Netanyahu is risking U.S.-Israeli relations on partisan politics. It’s revolting and dangerous.
Frame Game
Feb. 20 2015 6:54 PMHow Obama Thinks About Islam and TerrorismHe sees the connection. That’s why he chooses his words so carefully.
Politics
Feb. 9 2015 3:29 PMFor Christ’s SakeSome Republicans would rather defend Christianity from all criticism than stand clearly against religious violence. 
Politics
Jan. 16 2015 6:46 PMBlue Devil’s AdvocateDuke University’s decision to not allow a Muslim call to prayer from its chapel tower was clumsy, but perhaps the right one.
Foreigners
Jan. 7 2015 6:22 PMDisgracing IslamIslamic terrorists think they are avenging the caricature of their faith. Actually, they are the caricature.
Politics
Dec. 15 2014 1:52 PMPrejudice All AroundIn Ferguson, all sides failed to adjust their opinions to the evidence.
Frame Game
Dec. 8 2014 11:53 PMA Conservative Case for Gay MarriageHow to talk to your antigay religious relatives about same-sex unions.
Foreigners
Nov. 21 2014 4:14 PMHate Thy NeighborHow Israel teaches its citizens all the wrong lessons.
Frame Game
Nov. 12 2014 9:34 AMDivine RevisionHow Mormons will come to accept homosexuality.
Politics
Nov. 4 2014 11:25 PMA Victory for the LeftChin up, Democrats. Republicans may have won the Senate, but the country is headed your way.
Politics
Oct. 29 2014 7:44 PMGunning for OfficeFor candidates, posing with weapons has become an arms race.
Politics
Oct. 23 2014 3:55 PMPanda SluggersDemocrats are in trouble. Time to bash China.
Politics
Oct. 17 2014 1:05 PMThe Ebola VoterThirteen ways Democrats and Republicans are exploiting the virus for political gain.
Politics
Oct. 10 2014 5:14 PMThe Wrong Side of the MajorityThom Tillis says most North Carolinians are against gay marriage. He couldn’t be more wrong.
Foreigners
Oct. 3 2014 10:23 PMA Suicide PactISIS’s beheading videos have done nothing but mobilize the West for war.
Politics
Feb. 24 2015 12:14 PMGo Ahead and Say It, Mr. PresidentRepublicans are your true enemy.
Frame Game
Feb. 19 2015 6:20 PMJudgment DaySan Francisco Catholics want a church that doesn’t judge. That’s not possible. 
Foreigners
Feb. 5 2015 8:03 PMHow to Make Enemies and Influence PeopleWhy ISIS’s atrocities will destroy it.
Politics
Jan. 14 2015 6:00 AMMy First Byline: Interning at the New Republic in 1986Watch Jacob Weisberg and William Saletan talk about the start of their journalism careers.
Human Nature
Dec. 24 2014 7:00 AMCreativity for CreationistsAn evolutionary creationist evangelizes to Christians about science.
Politics
Dec. 11 2014 10:58 AMInformed BiasWhile blacks see the grand jury decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island almost identically, whites see them as dramatically different. Why is that?
Human Nature
Dec. 4 2014 8:52 AMGod’s Work?A new poll suggests Americans aren’t so confident in their creationism.
Foreigners
Nov. 18 2014 10:12 AMDid Abdul-Rahman Kassig Deny ISIS the Ending It Wanted?
Politics
Nov. 6 2014 7:16 PMForget the Republican MandateWhy the president could govern with the midterm election’s nonvoters in mind.​
Politics
Oct. 31 2014 12:01 PMGreat White NorthCandidates running for office in America’s northern border states have one thing in common: fear of the southern border. 
Politics
Oct. 28 2014 12:16 PMGeneral HospitalWhy the GOP insists on finding a military solution for fighting Ebola.
Politics
Oct. 20 2014 7:13 PMDeadly AdviceWhen it comes to Ebola, ignore American public opinion: It’s ignorant and misinformed about the disease.
Politics
Oct. 14 2014 5:38 PMArchbishop, Confess!Does Archbishop Charles Chaput give Catholic Republicans wiggle room on the death penalty?
Politics
Oct. 9 2014 3:19 PMBush HuggersDemocrats running for office would rather attach themselves to leading Republicans than their own president.
Human Nature
Oct. 3 2014 12:57 PMHow Choice Can Stop AbortionsLong-acting reversible contraceptives can cut the teen abortion rate by 75 percent.

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