Slate Money on the European Rebellion Against Uber

Slate’s weekly business and finance podcast.
June 14 2014 7:00 AM

Spinoffs, Write-downs, and Techie Taxis

Slate Money on Uber vs. Europe, Time Warner’s magazine spinoff, and Larry Summers’ favorite book.


Listen to Episode 6 of Slate Money:

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of 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!

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Cathy O’Neil is the program director of the Lede data journalism program at the Columbia Journalism School.

Felix Salmon is a senior editor at Fusion.

Jordan Weissmann is Slate's senior business and economics correspondent.