My new piece -- perfect for your weekend distraction-making -- is a look back at the surprisingly predictable, old, played out arguments at the John Edwards trial. And a theory of why he'll lose the trial anyway.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.