The Problem With the “Pipeline” A pervasive metaphor in STEM education has some serious flaws.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer Is Like the Myth of Iphigenia as Directed by Stanley Kubrick Until it begins to resemble the myth of Iphigenia as directed by Lars von Trier.
More Than Uber Alphabet's investment in Lyft is about beating a fast-moving Chinese rival, not just the other Silicon Valley ridesharing behemoth.
The “How Does a Comic Book Colorist Work?” Transcript Read what Dean White had to say about bringing vibrant hues to Batman’s world.
Trump’s Dred Scott In a case about the abortion rights of undocumented minors, the Department of Justice evokes the worst Supreme Court decision of all time.
We Need to Humanize Shooters When reporting on violence, we’re course-correcting away from humanization. That makes it harder for us to understand and prevent future shootings.
The Angle: Trump’s Values Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on Amazon’s new HQ, synthetic smallpox, and Trump at the Values Voter Summit.
The “President Pence” Edition Listen to Slate’s show about presidents and grieving military families, Mike Pence’s core politics, and the opioid crisis.
Snap Decisions Snapchat soared because it followed intuition over data. That may also be its downfall.
Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik Apologizes for Her Victim-Blaming Op-Ed on the Weinstein Scandal
Gretchen Carlson Rebrands The former Fox & Friends host on how to stop sexual harassment and why she can’t talk about Fox News.
The Trials of Amy Cuddy A feminist psychologist was dragged through the mud for her mistakes. Did she deserve it?
George W. Bush's "Takedown" of Trump May Be the Most Too-Little Too-Late Thing That Has Ever Happened
The Bachelor: Corporate America Edition North American cities have debased themselves in the Amazon HQ2 reality show. The worst is yet to come.
Bad Burrito Call A stock analyst downgraded Chipotle for paying its workers too much. That tells you everything wrong with the economy right now.
No Hipster Antitrust at the FTC Trump’s pick to lead the agency looks unlikely to scrutinize the growing power of Big Tech.
Alphabet, Google’s Parent, Leads $1 Billion Investment Round in Lyft Google had been an early Uber investor, but their relationship had been strained.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Poison Resentment” Edition Slate’s parenting podcast talks to John Culhane about being a two-dad family.
This Bill Would Help Stop Russia From Buying Online Election Ads But will Congress pass it?
A “Momentous” Supreme Court Term? Read what the ACLU’s national legal director told Slate’s Amicus podcast about the high court’s fall term.