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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Will It Play in Emporia?

<p><em>This article is part of Future Tense, which is a partnership of <strong>Slate</strong>, the </em><a href="http://www.newamerica.org"><em>New America...

The Last Golden Days of Marijuana Smuggling

<p><em><strong><em><strong>Adapted from </strong></em></strong></em><strong><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/0385533462...

Fleece U

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Wild Horse Crisis

<p>MCCULLOUGH PEAKS, Wyo.—The view from the wind-blown hillside 20 miles east of Cody, Wyo., looks like something from a Hollywood Western. Sixteen wild horses graze among the sagebrush, fr...

How to Fix Baseball’s Replay Mess

<p>Major League Baseball’s replay review era has arrived, and I already wish it would it would end. That’s because the system is a mess, robbing the sport of clarity and—just as signifi...

Paul Krugman Isn’t a Hypocrite

<p>Paul Krugman may be America’s foremost public intellectual. He’s certainly a contender for the title. He has done more than any other thinker to sound the alarm about rising income ine...

Why the NRA Loves Michael Bloomberg

<p>When Michael Bloomberg launched his first organization for gun control—Mayors Against Illegal Guns—his goal was to leverage wide public support for universal background checks into act...

Obama Trolls the GOP

<p>How do I get you to pay attention to this story? I could type out a balanced tale about an incremental change in White House spin and message control, relying on your&nbsp;discernment,...

Rotten Apple

<p>Apple, it’s over. I’m breaking up with you. Because of your tax-ducking ways, I won’t buy another phone or computer or tablet or even song from you. This was not an easy decision. My...

Putin’s New Kind of War

<p>WARSAW, Poland—In the Western imagination, the words “war” and “invasion” carry clear connotations. From books, movies, and television, we know that such events involve tanks, ai...