Over at Bloggingheads.tv , Convictions contributors Dahlia Lithwick and Ben Wittes spar over executive power, Ben's new book "Law and the Long War," and many other things. Check it out.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
This Essay Was Due 25 Years Ago The role of shame in Tess of the D’Urbervilles, and the force of shame in my life.