Listen to Episode 11 of Slate Money:
On this week’s special, transatlantic episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of Columbia University, and special guest John Gapper of the Financial Times discuss Citigroup’s multibillion-dollar mortgage settlement, the potential merger of two of the largest American tobacco companies (Reynolds American and Lorillard), and the continuing saga of the Joint Strike Fighter, the world’s most expensive fighter plane.
Slate Money will appear every Saturday in the Slate Daily Podcast and its own feed (links above).
TODAY IN SLATE
Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney
Or at least trade it for something.
- Texas Lab Worker on Cruise Tests Negative for Ebola as Dallas Hospital Apologizes
- Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up College Pumpkin Festival Turned Violent
- Racist Rancher Cliven Bundy Challenges Eric Holder in Bizarre Campaign Ad
- Supreme Court Allows Texas Law That Accepts Handgun Permits but not College IDs to Vote
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.