Yes, Culture Helped Kill the Two-Parent Family. And Liberals Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Admit It.
Ringling Brothers Says It Will Stop Using Elephants in Its Circus Act After Years of Animal-Abuse Allegations
Maybe the Rich Don’t Care About the Middle Class Because They Don’t Live Near the Middle Class
The Literary EditionJournalist Alissa Quart shares her first book of poetry, then chats with Slate Money about Wall Street bonuses and the late David Foster Wallace’s tax advice.
Buffett vs. YahooThe silly legal spat that killed Warren Buffett’s Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge.
The Automatic for the People EditionSlate Money on odious debt as an international power play, Charles Schwab’s plan to create a robo-adviser, and the Apple smartwatch.
The Money for Nothing EditionSlate Money on whether Wu-Tang Clan’s album can sell like fine art, a stock plunge for Lumber Liquidators, and the reasons why we have patent trolls.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of March 23, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Meerkat and Periscope Aren’t Changing the News Live-streaming apps make us feel like we’re in the moment. But they don’t make those moments any clearer.
Could Better Psychological Testing Prevent a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash? Probably not.