Listen to Episode 12 of Slate Money:
On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of Columbia University and Mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Jordan Weissmann discuss whether business journalists are critical enough of the companies they cover, the “death blow” a hedge fund tried to deliver this week to Herbalife, and how to stop companies from moving abroad to avoid paying taxes.
Slate Money will appear every Saturday in the Slate Daily Podcast and its own feed (links above).
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
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.