An Unexpected Triumph for JusticeConservatives spent millions this election cycle trying to unseat progressive judges—and they lost every time.
Even Crazier in AlabamaVoters just passed a constitutional amendment that would overrule the Supreme Court.
“It’s Not Debatable”Michigan State University’s perfect response to a creationist conference on campus.
Justice for SaleThe Supreme Court is poised to make judicial elections even more corrupt.
How the Right Was WonFinally, a book that tells the real story of the marriage equality movement.
Roads & Kingdoms
Faith and Fear in Istanbul The Alevis, Turkey’s largest religious minority, have been persecuted for centuries. Will the fallout from the war in Syria only make things worse?
Big Bucks or Bogus Betting Baloney? NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says there’s $400 billion per year of illegal sports betting in the U.S. alone. Seriously?
“They Just Seem to Be in Such a State of Anxiety” Hanna Rosin talks to Laura Kipnis about what the heck is going on with men
What Happened at Slate This Week? See if you can keep pace with the copy desk, Slate’s most comprehensive reading team.
Bad as They Wanna Be Is the Philadelphia 76ers’ lose-on-purpose approach to team-building ingenious or morally bankrupt?