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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Does This Make Me Sound Insecure?

<p>Insecurity, like blood, will out. It makes us feel so vulnerable and exposed that we eventually expose ourselves and become vulnerable. Like a scarlet sock in the load of white wash, insec...

Apple’s iPad Problem

<p>The numbers are clear: Apple is selling fewer iPads.</p>

Should Clothing Ever Be Optional?

<p><strong>Listen to Episode 55 of <em>Slate</em>’s The Gist:</strong></p>

Dear Prudence Live Chat

<p>Need help getting along with partners, relatives, co-workers, and people in general? Ask Dear Prudence! Emily Yoffe takes your questions on manners, morals, and more. Please keep your ques...

Putin Isn’t Panicking

<p>Not since the collapse of the Soviet Union have so many American pundits and journalists offered such varied interpretations of so few signs coming out of the Kremlin. Everybody wants to k...

America’s Flight 17

<p>Fury and frustration still mount over the downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17, and justly so. But before accusing Russian President Vladimir Putin of war crimes or dismissing the entire epis...

Unforced Errors

<p>The gift shop at Wimbledon, which rests above the subterranean Wimbledon museum, sells towels, polo shirts, and even strawberry-shaped earrings. The shop also sells a yearbook, known as th...

What Should a Gentleman Tip a Racist Cabdriver?

<p><strong>What is the tipping etiquette for ordering at the lunch counter or picking up takeaway meals? There is no delivery or table service to express gratitude for, and the person r...

Watch the Political Gabfest Taping

<p>Welcome to a live stream of the July 24 Political Gabfest taping. The show starts around 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, but please allow a few extra minutes if we need to find Plotz or resol...

Why the Halbig Decision Is Nothing for Republicans to Celebrate

<p>At the end of her excellent column on the practical consequences of the anti-Obamacare ruling in <em>Halbig v. Burwell</em>—in short, liberals shouldn’t worry—my colleagu...