Listen to Episode 4 of Slate Money:
On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University, and Slate's Jacob Weisberg discuss Apple buying the music streaming and headphone company Beats, Amazon bullying publisher Hachette, and French economist Thomas Piketty defending the data in his best-selling book Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
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