The Punch Bowl EditionOur hosts answer your questions about the Fed, inflation and equities, and the financial crises in Greece and Argentina.
“Pure Applesauce” and “Jiggery-Pokery”: Linguistic Highlights From Scalia’s Obamacare Dissent
The Jordan-o-Rama EditionUniversity of Wisconsin math professor Jordan Ellenberg stops by to talk about beating the lottery, academia’s tenure conundrum, and whether Uber drivers are employees.
A Sign That Washington Might Be Charging Grad Students Too Much Interest for Their Student Loans
Apple’s New Streaming Music Service Looks Boring, Derivative, and Inessential. It Could Still Be a Hit.
The Time to Grow Up EditionSlate Money talks with the New York Times’ Ron Lieber about his new book for parents, the worst charity you could give your money to, and the need to insure Uber drivers.
“A Modest Affair in Which I Will Entertain 100 or So People”Two future Slate grooms debate the importance of wedding planning.
The Cost of Employment EditionAbove the Law’s Elie Mystal talks about quitting big law, quitting your student debt, and quitting—whether you like it or not—your job as Twitter’s CEO.
Elizabeth Warren Wants Colleges to Pay a Price When Students Can’t Pay Their Loans. Great Idea.
Who Would Want to Immigrate to Greece Right Now? A lot of people. And the country has never been less equipped to absorb them.
Inside Higher Ed
How Unemployment Rates Shift Choices of Majors When the economy is weak, college students flee liberal arts.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of July 27, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Hear Fiona Apple’s Raucous Cover of “When I Get Low, I Get High” With Members of Nickel Creek
It Took 22 Years for the Women’s 1,500-Meters Record to Fall. What's the Fastest Humans Can Possibly Run?