Reihan Salam
Reihan Salam

Reihan Salam is a columnist for Slate.

Politics
Aug. 27 2015 3:51 PMDonald Trump Can Make a DifferenceHere’s how.
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Aug. 7 2015 7:32 PMWhy Donald Trump Isn’t Going AwayHe’s not a Republican phenomenon. He’s part of a troubling global movement toward populism and nationalism.
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July 13 2015 7:17 PMScott Walker Is the Perfect GOP Candidate    Why aren’t I more excited about him?
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June 26 2015 7:09 PMThat Was FastNot long ago, same-sex marriage was a cause advanced by a handful of activists. Now it’s the law of the land. How did that happen?
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June 15 2015 6:56 AMExit Stage RightWelcome to the race, Jeb—now drop out.
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May 28 2015 4:18 PMUber Isn’t the ProblemIt’s not the company’s fault that driving a car—and coughing up steep commissions—is an attractive option for so many Americans.
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April 22 2015 4:21 PMThe Fight Against 15Increasing the minimum wage so dramatically will damage the economic prospects of millions of vulnerable people.
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April 7 2015 1:46 PMRand Paul Will Not Be the GOP NomineeRepublicans aren’t nearly as libertarian as his supporters wish they were.
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March 12 2015 12:59 PMHillary Needs CompetitionFive Democrats who should challenge the presumptive nominee.
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Feb. 26 2015 5:16 PMThe Snowdenites Are WinningOpponents of surveillance have gained the upper hand. And like gun-rights activists, they don’t need a majority to keep it.
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Feb. 6 2015 4:36 PMA New Kind of RepublicanIs Jeb Bush a reformocon? Also, what’s a reformocon?
Low Concept
Jan. 23 2015 5:36 PMTurn Off Your HeatLiving in a cold home will make you a healthier, stronger, better person.
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Jan. 9 2015 10:22 AMStart HereThe Republican Congress can advance its principles and prove it can govern by beating back federal overreach in public education.
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Dec. 17 2014 12:22 AMWhat White Privilege Really MeansIt’s not about what whites get. It’s about what blacks don’t.
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Nov. 21 2014 6:03 PMA Better Solution to America’s Immigration ProblemEnd birthright citizenship.
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Aug. 20 2015 2:25 PMNo Vote Left BehindAn overlooked group of voters could hand the White House to the GOP—if the GOP is smart enough to court them.
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July 29 2015 11:55 AMHow to Fix Our InterstatesHint: Not with more asphalt.
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July 10 2015 11:14 AMAmericans Shouldn’t Fear Mexican ImmigrantsBut Mexican immigrants have every right to fear Americans.
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June 25 2015 3:34 PMConservatives Should Be Happy About Losing King v. BurwellA victory at the court would have exposed how divided the GOP still is on health care.
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June 5 2015 7:03 PMRick Perry Is Not an IdiotHe’s a savvy politician and an inventive policy thinker. Dismiss him at your peril.
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May 8 2015 1:15 PMHow to Fix BaltimoreStart by lowering its property taxes.
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April 13 2015 4:53 PMWhat the GOP Doesn’t Get About Latino VotersThey care more about economics than immigration.
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March 23 2015 2:12 PMHospitals Are Robbing Us BlindForget Obamacare. The real villains in the American health care system are greedy hospitals and the politicians who protect them.
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March 4 2015 7:13 PMWill Kennedy Save Obamacare?If he does, it will be in deference to a conservative principle that could reshape American jurisprudence and lawmaking.
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Feb. 20 2015 3:36 PMBarack Obama Is Not a MuslimHe should stop trying to interpret Islam.
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Jan. 30 2015 12:38 PMThe Upper Middle Class Is Ruining AmericaAnd I want it to stop.
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Jan. 13 2015 8:35 PMWhy I’m Sad Paul Ryan Isn’t RunningAnd why I’m happy.
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Dec. 23 2014 4:12 PMThe Obama BoomWhat should Republicans say now that the GDP is growing, the deficit is shrinking, and gas prices are falling?
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Dec. 5 2014 6:55 PMThe Conservative Case for Reforming the PoliceAnd how to do it, in three steps.
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Nov. 14 2014 5:45 PMThe Anti-Obamacare FAQEverything you need to know about why conservatives want to repeal the president’s health care law.

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