Spencer Ackerman manages to bring a Twitter conversation into the Yale Journal of International Affairs.
Clea Benson and Dawn Kopecki do the scrutiny on an odd Gingrich claim -- that Freddie Mac paid him to be an historian, and he warned them about the bubble.
Jonah Goldberg explains why conservatives like the idea of a Gingrich-Obama debate.
Kathryn Jean Lopez makes the #slatepitch case why Personhood didn't fail.
Marco Roth analyzes Bloombergspeak.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.