My new story, right here, takes you inside the least heated emergency sesson of Congress in quite some time. Members of the House and senators are back in town, ostensibly, because they need to be around to solve the debt crisis. And they are talking some about solving the debt crisis. But do they even need to be here?
TODAY IN SLATE
Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola
Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
Why Are Lighter-Skinned Latinos and Asians More Likely to Vote Republican?
A Woman Who Escaped the Extreme Babymaking Christian Fundamentalism of Quiverfull
Subprime Loans Are Back
And believe it or not, that’s a good thing.
It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice
In Defense of HR
Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.