Listen to Episode 3 of Slate Money:
On this week’s episode of Slate Money, we discuss Credit Suisse’s guilty plea on charges it helped Americans evade taxes and whether it means large banks are no longer too big to jail. Then, a look at how reparations to descendants of slaves might work, following Ta-Nehisi Coates’ important Atlantic article on the subject. And we ask whether it’s appropriate for former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke to accept six-figure speaking fees from banks and hedge funds.
Felix mentions Jessica Pressier’s New York Magazine article about the Internet startup Washio.
Slate Money will appear every Saturday in the Slate Daily Podcast and its own feed (links above).
TODAY IN SLATE
The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
Can Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu Pull Off One More Louisiana Miracle?
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse
Fascinating Maps Based on Reddit, Craigslist, and OkCupid Data
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.