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Slate: The Undercover Economist

The Lonely Gene

<p><em>Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (</em><a href="http://link.slate.com/join/3qk/news...

Why Do Judges and Politicians Flip-Flop?

<p>A <a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2015/01/gop-may-abolish-supreme-court-filibusters-114540.html">proposal</a> by major Senate Republicans to abolish the filibuster for S...

Why de Blasio Was Right to Take on Criminal Justice Reform

<p>“People actually lose their employment because they weren’t able to come into work,” said one New Yorker in <a href="http://stopandfrisk.org/the-human-impact-report.pdf">a 2011...

The Three-Minute Breakfast

<p>Whether you’re trying to make the most of your <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2015/01/26/blizzard_2015_latest_updates_on_the_east_coast_snow_storm.html">snowed-in ...

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. </p>

The Many Lives of Anna Karenina

<p><strong>Listen to Lexicon Valley Episode No. 52: The Many Lives of Anna Karenina</strong></p>

Best in Show

<p>Before the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday, one Republican activist summed up Gov. Scott Walker’s challenge this way: “He doesn’t make the flashbulbs go off.” But at the end of the...

The Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 4

<p>As a member of <strong>Slate Plus</strong>, you’ll get access to our Spoiler Special podcasts—including our newly launched series about Season 5 of PBS’s <em><a ...

Pipeline Blowout

<p>Since the Senate began debate on fast-tracking the Keystone XL pipeline earlier this month, things have gone from bad to worse to downright miserable for anyone who believes in the reality...

The Myth of the Good Guy With a Gun

<p>Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association issued a passionate <a href="http://mediamatters.org/blog/2014/03/06/five-laughably-paranoid-claims-from-nras-wayne/198385">call to a...