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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Two Families, One Mortgage

<p><strong>Listen to Episode 127 of <em>Slate</em>’s The Gist:</strong></p>

Michigan Fans 1, Dave Brandon 0

<p>On Sept. 27, the Michigan football team was losing badly at home to Minnesota, a team the Wolverines typically destroy. The loss would drop Michigan to 2–3 on the season, a new low point...

Obama’s Quagmire

<p>America’s war against ISIS is quickly turning into a quagmire.</p>

The Melting Pot Is Broken

<p>I’m obsessed with the idea of America as a melting pot. We owe the term to Israel Zangwill, who wrote a <a href="http://www.gutenberg.org/files/23893/23893-h/23893-h.htm">mostly fo...

Wolf Wars

<p>John Burch spent 20 years studying a family of 11 wolves. Then one day last winter, the entire pack was shot dead.</p>

Lousy Judgment

<p>If you really think about it, who among us <em>hasn’t</em> been accused on television of coddling child molesters?</p>

Great and Small

<p>For 40 years, the <a href="http://www.nikonsmallworld.com/">Nikon Small World photomicrography competition</a> has displayed the most beautiful, unusual, and technically sophis...

“We Are Here”

<p>WARSAW, Poland—There were ministers and presidents and an audience full of people from around the world. But at the opening of the beautiful <a href="http://polin.pl/en">Museum of ...

Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, Katha Pollitt

<p>Listen to Katha Pollitt discuss her new book, <em><a href="http://www.politics-prose.com/book/9780312620547">Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights</a></em>, and take ques...

The Next Mitt Romney

<p>Mitt Romney is not going gentle into that good night. Despite the rough ending of his presidential bid, he’s been busy in Republican Party politics, crisscrossing the country to campaign...