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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Amicus: Mercury Rising

<p>Listen to Episode 14 of <strong><em>Slate</em></strong>’s Amicus:</p>

One Shrimp, 12 Retinas

<p>A deep-sea shrimp, <em>paraphronima gracilis</em>, sports a pair of compound eyes with a single row of 12 red retinas each—a system so large it takes up nearly half the tiny ...

The Podcast Podcast

<p><strong>Listen to Episode No. 46 of&nbsp;Slate&nbsp;Money:</strong></p>

Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader

<p>In Washington, there is a cottage industry of progressives who want Elizabeth Warren to do <em>something</em> besides represent Massachusetts in the Senate. For the past year, ...

The Pit Boss of House of Cards

<p><strong>Listen to Episode 224 of <em>Slate</em>’s The Gist:</strong></p>

What Happened at Slate This Week?

<p>The news <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2015/03/24/germanwings_crash_france_barcelona_to_dusseldorf_flight_goes_down_with_148.html">broke</a> on Tuesday: a pla...

Meerkat and Periscope Aren’t Changing the News

<p>When an <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2015/03/26/new_york_city_explosion_causes_fire_in_east_village.html">explosion occurred</a> in lower Manhattan on Thursd...

Blue Angel

<p><em>In 2012, Alan Siegel profiled Duke walk-on and all-around good guy Ron Burt. His article is reprinted below.<br /> </em><strong><br /> Also in Slate, Josh...

Troubled Waters

<p>UKEREWE, Tanzania—The night is clear and cool, the pale light of the full moon shimmering on the black water of Lake Victoria. As we emerge from the bay and round a small headland, Hamis...

Fighting Words?

<p><em>This </em><a href="https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/03/25/students-criticize-administrations-response-what-they-term-hate-speech-professor?utm_source=slate&a...