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Always Right
Sept. 11 2017 5:52 AMWe Asked Call Center Employees About the Worst Things Customers Ever Said to Them
Always Right
Sept. 11 2017 5:50 AMWe Appreciate Your Patience. Welcome to Always Right, Slate’s Customer Service Blog.
Moneybox
Sept. 10 2017 3:59 PMTurn Off the Price-Gouging MachineCompanies have to take action to avoid exploiting hurricane evacuees. Here’s how a few got it right.
Metropolis
Sept. 8 2017 4:54 PMYour City Will Lose the Contest for Amazon’s New HQNo town truly fulfills the company’s demanding wish list.
Metropolis
Sept. 7 2017 4:56 PMHow We Ruined Airline JobsWorking in aviation has lost its glamor. It happened because the law gave carriers every advantage over their workforces—and because we demanded lower airfare.
Metropolis
Sept. 7 2017 4:55 PMSmaller Is BetterIn praise of calm, low-fuss regional airports.
Metropolis
Sept. 7 2017 4:54 PMFlying While Brown Is Getting More TraumaticThe screenings that are often forced on travelers send a clearer and clearer message: Go away.
Moneybox
Sept. 7 2017 1:44 PMHow Florida Anticipates a Hurricane: Frozen Orange Juice Futures
Moneybox
Sept. 6 2017 7:28 PMIgnore the Viral Tweets. Airlines Aren’t Really Gouging People Ahead of Irma.
Moneybox
Sept. 5 2017 3:08 PMCanada Wants the U.S. to Quit Busting Unions as Part of a New NAFTA Deal
Moneybox
Sept. 1 2017 3:10 PMNo, You Don’t Want a Four-Day WorkweekMaking a permanent switch would likely increase stress and decrease flexibility. It’s not worth it.
Metropolis
Aug. 31 2017 12:00 PMDon’t Blame Houston’s Lax Zoning for Harvey’s DestructionCities with stringent zoning would have been just as vulnerable to the flood.
Moneybox
Aug. 29 2017 5:50 PMHarvey Is an Equal-Opportunity Disaster. The Poor Won’t Be Left Behind Until the Recovery.
Moneybox
Aug. 28 2017 6:38 PMRight Before Harvey, Trump Nixed a Rule Designed to Protect Cities From Flood Risks
Moneybox
Aug. 28 2017 4:46 PMFlashback: 20 Texas GOP Representatives and Both Senators Voted Against the Sandy Relief Act
Always Right
Sept. 11 2017 5:51 AMHow “Press One for English” Became an Anti-Immigrant Meme
Moneybox
Sept. 10 2017 7:06 PMMiami: Symbols of Human Ingenuity and Ambition Wrecked by Wrathful Nature
Moneybox
Sept. 9 2017 1:55 PMRepublicans Are Pretending That Their Latest Plan to Repeal Obamacare Is a Moderate Compromise. It’s Anything But.
Cover Story
Sept. 7 2017 4:57 PMTerminalHow the airport came to embody our national psychosis.
Metropolis
Sept. 7 2017 4:56 PMYour Misery at the Airport Is Great for BusinessRetail in terminals is booming. How else would we soothe our anxiety?
Metropolis
Sept. 7 2017 4:54 PMAirports Can Be MarvelsIf you look at them the way a pilot does.
Metropolis
Sept. 7 2017 4:53 PMPlease Step Aside, SirMy medical devices help keep me alive—and subject me to uncomfortable scrutiny every time I pass through airport security.
Moneybox
Sept. 7 2017 12:50 PMGary Cohn May Have Lost His Shot at Fed Chair Because He Piped Up About Nazis
Moneybox
Sept. 6 2017 3:37 PMWhy Texas May Not Be Equipped for the Recovery From Harvey
Moneybox
Sept. 1 2017 5:27 PMBetsy DeVos Trolls America, Picks a Former For-Profit College Dean to Run an Anti-Fraud Squad
Moneybox
Aug. 31 2017 2:39 PMOur Corporate Tax System Is a Mess. Republicans Might Just Make It Worse.
Moneybox
Aug. 29 2017 7:07 PMThe Economy Minus HoustonWhat it means for our heavily networked country when one of its biggest nodes goes down.
Moneybox
Aug. 28 2017 7:34 PMThe Real Price of Those Cheaper AvocadosIn the Amazon era, Whole Foods is already getting cheaper. But there’s a potential price for those discounted groceries.
Metropolis
Aug. 28 2017 5:56 PMThe Red Cross Won’t Save HoustonIt has proven itself unequal to the task of massive disaster relief. We need a new kind of humanitarian response.
Moneybox
Aug. 28 2017 2:36 PMThe U.S. Might Not Have Enough Construction Workers to Rebuild Houston After Harvey

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