Is the 'Chilling Effect' Real?
May 15, 2013
National-security reporters on the impact of federal scrutiny.
Better Read Than Red
May 13, 2013
Infuriating and brilliant, the “New Statesman” turns 100.
The anti-abortion movement's defining medium used to be the poster, typically featuring a misleading photo of a stillborn fetus much older than most states' abortion laws allowed. These days, it's probably the undercover video.
I Hate Dogs for What Their Popularity Says About Us
May 10, 2013
Yesterday, Slate tech columnist Farhad Manjoo slipped outside of his beat, which he does infrequently, to rail against dogs. Clearly, the man had had enough.
No More Fake News!
May 10, 2013
An earnest argument against satire.
Millennials in Our 'Time'
May 09, 2013
What the magazine mangled in its controversial cover story.
Judging the radio jockey's bouts with conservative politicians.
On Tuesday, The Onion published a piece jarringly titled, “Heartbroken Chris Brown Always Thought Rihanna Was Woman He’d Beat To Death.” It’s a riff on "the one that got away" truism—only instead of wistfully saying that he always thought he’d have k
Charles Ramsey Can Be Both a Hero and a Meme
May 08, 2013
It's OK to find humor in the 'viral' star of the Ohio kidnapping story.
Ted Cruz Isn't Destined to Lose in a Landslide
May 03, 2013
The Texas senator is mulling a 2016 run. Don't count on Goldwater redux.