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  • Wanted: More Good Words for Bad Smells

    22 September 2014, 8:06 pm by: Mike Pesca

    Listen to Episode 97 of Slate’s The Gist:
  • What Does It Mean to Be an American?

    22 September 2014, 6:30 pm by: Reihan Salam

    Last year the ABC News series What Would You Do? visited Kingston, New York, a small Hudson Valley city, to see how the locals would react if a Muslim shopkeeper faced verbal abuse from a bigoted anti-Muslim customer. The producers hired a bunch of actors, one…
  • The Politics of Stigma

    22 September 2014, 5:33 pm by: Jamelle Bouie

    If you had to describe Republican and Democratic Party coalitions in a single term, you could do worse than “stigmatized” versus “non-stigmatized.”
  • Hang Up and Listen: The What Are We Going to Do With These People? Edition

    22 September 2014, 5:20 pm by: Stefan Fatsis

    Listen to Hang Up and Listen with Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca by clicking the arrow on the audio player below:
  • How Much Does Each Part of the iPhone 6 Cost?

    22 September 2014, 4:37 pm by: Matthew Stuart

    This video originally appeared on Business Insider.
  • Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola

    22 September 2014, 4:34 pm by: Tara C. Smith

    It’s nine months into the biggest Ebola outbreak in history, and the situation is only going from bad to worse. The outbreak simmered slowly in West Africa from December 2013, when the first case was retrospectively documented, through March, when it was…
  • No, Women’s Soccer Does Not Have a Domestic Violence Problem

    22 September 2014, 4:06 pm by: Amanda Hess

    Roger Goodell must be relieved. On Friday, critics of the NFL’s handling of domestic violence cases found a new target: U.S. women’s soccer. “When Ray Rice, Greg Hardy and Adrian Peterson were arrested, there were loud calls for those players to be…
  • Killing With Kindness

    22 September 2014, 3:33 pm by: Emily Yoffe

    Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, chats with readers weekly on Mondays here at Slate. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to…
  • Crusader, Sans Cape

    22 September 2014, 2:12 pm by: Willa Paskin

    Superheroes: beacons of hope, of inspiration, and of cold, hard cash. Having reliably raked it in for movie studios for years now, brand-name superheroes are being drafted by television networks who are looking for the audiences and the advertisers that come…
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    22 September 2014, 1:52 pm

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