Cities Should Never, Ever Agree to an HQ2 Contest AgainThe billions that Virginia and New York are giving to Amazon will only worsen corporate shakedowns for public subsidies. Here’s how to stop the madness.
Employee of the Month
Chris Jackson’s Daytime Emmy Is Still an Emmy!Catie Lazarus interviews and honors Chris Jackson and Celina Su.
Red-State Voters Expanded Medicaid, Legalized Marijuana, and Increased the Minimum Wage on Tuesday Night
Could the Blue Wave Leave Oregon Dry?Its progressive governor is in a surprisingly tough race—suggesting white suburban Democrats might be more fickle than we thought.
Women in Charge
Women in Charge: Julia TurnerThe interviewer becomes the interviewee as Slate’s editor in chief reflects on four years running the magazine.
The Brexit Special EditionSlate Money talks everything Brexit—the ideological shift, the economic ramifications, and the greater effect on Europe.
Elizabeth Warren’s New Housing Proposal Is Actually a Brilliant Plan to Close the Racial Wealth Gap
Why Can’t Democrats Win in Ohio?They’ve lost the Buckeye State—but maybe they never had it at all.
The More Like Canada EditionSlate Money talks about all the ramifications of this week’s midterm elections, Maxine Waters and big banks, Puerto Rico, minimum wage, and cannabis.
Scott Walker’s War on the Public Sector Came Back to Bite HimThe Wisconsin governor crippled unions and starved school budgets. It was the schools that got him.
How Does a Marijuana Lobbyist Do His Job?Meet Peter Marcus, the in-house lobbyist for Terrapin Care Station.
The Don’t Be Evil EditionSlate Money talks about Brazil’s big election, Google employees walking out, Netflix employees getting fired, and leveraged loans.
How Does a Dispensary Compliance Specialist Do Her Job?The legal weed business has a million rules and regulations. Here’s what it’s like to be the person in charge of dealing with them.
Women in Charge
Always Bring SolutionsLeadership advice from the director of the National Air and Space Museum.
Wake Up, Sheeple: There’s No Real Difference Between Powerball and Mega MillionsIt’s a bigger scam than the lottery itself. (Well, kind of.)