The Quadraphonic Edition Slate Money on the currency crisis in Russia, a reversal of the swaps “push-out” rule, the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, and U.S.-Cuba relations.
The Wealth Gap Between Blacks and Whites Is Even More Enormous (and Shameful) Than You Think
The Let’s Kill All the Lawyers EditionSlate Money on Preet Bharara’s overturned insider-trading convictions, a lawyer’s battle with a Chinese restaurant, and the decline in divorce proceedings.
Watch This Harvard Prof Totally Own a Small Chinese Restaurant That Overcharged Him $4 for Takeout
Don’t Fear an Oil BustYes, it’ll hurt the U.S. energy industry. It could also make it better.
That Jerk Harvard Professor Who Raged Out at a Chinese Restaurant? He May Have Gotten the Law Wrong, Too.
The World Is Not Falling Apart Never mind the headlines. We’ve never lived in such peaceful times.
Forget Santa. You Should Celebrate La Befana. Because what Christmas needs is a wine drinking witch.
Slate Voice: “Santa Should Not Be a White Man Anymore” Aisha Harris reads her piece on giving St. Nick a makeover.
Space: The Next Generation
The Venus Express Will Go Out in a Burst of Glory I was cheap labor on a thrifty mission to our nearest planet.
Ronald Reagan Is Kobe Bryant The best NBA analogues for George Washington, Warren G. Harding, Barack Obama, and every other president.