Can Britain’s Banks Thrive Under Regulation?Parliament is cracking down after the Libor scandal. It’s betting that the banks will do just fine.
A Shot of MoneyShould regulators require banks to hold more capital to insure against another crisis?
Bigger, Safer, More RegulatedWhat the U.S. financial industry could learn from Chinese banks—and Chinese banking regulators.
Protectionism Is on the RiseThe financial markets and commercial banking are both undergoing deglobalization. That’s bad.
What's French for "Totally Screwed"?If France's economy is in trouble, then all of Europe is at risk.
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?