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  • The Myth of the Good Guy With a Gun

    25 January 2015, 7:54 pm by: Evan DeFilippis

    Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association issued a passionate call to arms last year, painting a bleak picture of a dystopian America on the brink of collapse:
  • Amicus: “Thank You” Not “Please”

    25 January 2015, 8:31 am by: Dahlia Lithwick

    Listen to Episode 9 of Slate’s Amicus:
  • Mass Surveillance Will Not Stop Terrorism

    25 January 2015, 8:01 am by: Ray Corrigan

    This article originally appeared in New Scientist.
  • What Really Happens at #Davos?

    24 January 2015, 1:48 pm by: Chris Wade

    I’ve never been to the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. But from Twitter, the news, and bemused stories from journalists and peers who have attended past meetings, I think I have a pretty good idea of how it goes. The video above is how I…
  • The Davos Edition

    24 January 2015, 2:03 am by: Cathy O'Neil

    Listen to Episode No. 37 of Slate Money:
  • The Five-Second Story

    23 January 2015, 8:45 pm by: Mike Pesca

    Listen to Episode 180 of Slate’s The Gist:
  • Dumb Luck

    23 January 2015, 7:19 pm by: Warren Sharp

    In light of the ball deflation scandal currently consuming the New England Patriots, football data analyst Warren Sharp looked at the Patriots’ recent fumble statistics and found some startling results. A slightly different version of this post first…
  • Iowa’s Early Birds

    23 January 2015, 7:09 pm by: John Dickerson

    DES MOINES, Iowa—There may be some awkward conversations ahead for some influential Iowa Republicans. As I talked to people working for the major GOP presidential candidacies, I asked who had signed up the organizers and super-volunteers crucial to turning…
  • Keep Calm and March On

    23 January 2015, 7:03 pm by: Anne Applebaum

    In the more than two weeks that have passed since the murder of more than a dozen people in Paris—cartoonists, policemen, customers at a Jewish grocery store—a number of European countries have called for new countermeasures to fight terrorism. The French…
  • Embrace the Hate

    23 January 2015, 6:33 pm by: A.J. McCarthy

    Since 2000, Boston has won eight professional sports championships, with each of its franchises winning at least one title during that run. That’s eight parades, eight trophies, eight banners, and eight times that there was tangible proof of what Boston fans…

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