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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Landslide Landrieu

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Dear Prudie Early Release: Monster

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We Work Hard for Less Money

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May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives?

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The Slate&nbsp;Walking Dead Podcast

<p>This week we’re excited to launch a <strong><em>Slate</em></strong> <em>Walking Dead </em>podcast recap and spoiler special for <strong>Slate Pl...

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...

Welcome to 13th Grade!

<p>I did not enjoy high school. Chances are you did not either. So imagine, somewhere midway through your sophomore year, if your parents and teachers casually informed you that you’d now ...

First and Only Love?

<p>In this week's video, Prudie gives advice to a woman who's nervous about the possibility of marrying the first person she's ever loved.</p>

Crack Open an Old One

<p>It makes sense that some of the world’s oldest continuously operating businesses are breweries: Demand for beer is almost as sure a thing as death and taxes. And in Europe, “continuous...

Walmart’s Affordable Care Act

<p>Earlier this month, Walmart made a pair of unfortunately timed announcements. First, on Oct. 6, Walmart said it would begin working with, an online health insurance agency...