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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Cracked

<p>MRI footage of a researcher’s fingers from a new study shows what happens in the joints just as our knuckles are cracked. The apparent cause of the telltale pop didn’t quite conform to...

The Trying to Be Clever Edition&nbsp;

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Son, Your Grandpa Is a Little Sketchy

<p><strong>Listen to Episode 243 of <em>Slate</em>’s The Gist:</strong></p>

First Principles

<p>New information about donations to Hillary Clinton’s family foundation and her husband have her on the defensive. It’s also going to make it harder to go on offense.</p>

Don’t Blame Drones

<p>On Thursday, President Obama confessed to a terrible mistake. An American drone strike on al-Qaida operatives in Pakistan, carried out in January, accidentally <a href="https://www.whit...

The Most Hated Merger in America

<p>The Comcast–Time Warner Cable deal is dead. The official announcement came on Friday, but over the last week it had become increasingly clear that regulators were unlikely to let the mer...

Congress Has a Chance to Fix Its Bad “Internet Crime” Law

<p>The Internet activist Aaron Swartz was hounded for two years by federal prosecutors intent on maintaining the social fiction that excessive unauthorized downloading is a prison-worthy crim...

How to Quit Cat GIFs

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Work at Slate

<p>If you love <strong><em>Slate </em></strong>and are incredibly talented, maybe you should work for us. We just so happen to be hiring.</p>

Reinventing the Wheel

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