Listen to Episode 7 of Slate Money:
On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org, and Slate's Jordan Weissmann discuss Amazon's new smartphone: Will people pay for the privilege of easier shopping? They argue over how climate change and impending civil war in Iraq will (or won't) affect the oil market. And they explain the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision about what Argentina still owes hedge funds, 13 years after default.
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TODAY IN SLATE
The World’s Politest Protesters
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The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans
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Catacombs Where You Can Stroll Down Hallways Lined With Corpses
Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.
How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully
On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.