Slate Summaries and Reviews

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A recent study revealed that stents are likely ineffective at relieving chest pain. Why didn’t we know that?

Ethan Weiss

Slate, 2017

What it was like to be a rank-and-file Sony employee as the unprecedented cyberattack tore the company apart.

Amanda Hess

Slate, 2015

Three percent of the nation owns half the firearms—to prepare for an ultraviolent showdown that exists only in their imagination.

Kurt Andersen

Slate, 2017

After Charlottesville, Nazis, white supremacists, and the alt-right have become a lot less welcome on the web. So they’re building their own.

April Glaser

Slate, 2017

A small team of engineers in Menlo Park. A panel of anonymous power users around the world. And, increasingly, you.

Will Oremus

Slate, 2016