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.
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TODAY IN SLATE
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?