Listen to Episode 6 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 Time Warne’s spinoff of its magazine business, the traffic headaches Uber caused in Europe this week as taxi drivers protest the upstart service, and the book Larry Summers has deemed one of the most important economics books of the year, House of Debt.
Bonus material: Host Felix Salmon offers a lesson on premoney and postmoney valuations and an introduction to shared-responsibility mortgages. Impress your friends with new financial vocabulary this weekend!
Slate Money will appear every Saturday in the Slate Daily Podcast and its own feed (links above).
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Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.