Jordan Weissmann Jordan Weissmann

Jordan Weissmann is Slate's senior business and economics correspondent.

Slate Money
Sept. 20 2014 7:12 AMThe Froth Is Nonlinear: The Chinese Economy and Share RepurchasingSlate Money on the gender pay gap, whether China is the new Japan, and the reason so many companies are buying back their own stock.
Sept. 18 2014 2:18 PMThe NFL Is Not a NonprofitSo why does it get to act like one?
Sept. 16 2014 12:22 PMPoverty Rate Falls for First Time Since 2006, Remains Way Too High
Sept. 15 2014 12:12 PMAfter This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales
Sept. 12 2014 5:54 PMOlive Garden Has Been Committing a Culinary Crime Against Humanity
Sept. 11 2014 10:01 AMA Depressing Percentage of Americans Work Nights and Weekends
Sept. 8 2014 11:00 AMWhen College Grads Earn Like High School Grads
Slate Money
Sept. 6 2014 7:19 AMSlate Money Talks Dollars and SenseListen to Slate’s show on former congressmen working for Wall Street, dollar-store mergers, and premium bonds.
Sept. 4 2014 12:53 PMAmerica May Have the Worst Hunger Problem of Any Rich Nation
Sept. 3 2014 4:32 PMWhere Whole Foods Counts as a Cheap Grocery Store
Sept. 2 2014 5:50 PMIs Living in an Expensive City a “Consumption Choice,” Just Like Buying a Fancy Car?
Aug. 29 2014 5:11 PMSo You’re Rich for an American. Does That Make You Rich for New York?
Aug. 28 2014 12:17 PMForget the Rent: Why New York and San Francisco Are Actually Amazing Bargains
Aug. 27 2014 12:02 PMHow Many Americans Live on Less Than $2 Per Day?
Aug. 26 2014 1:55 PMBurger King Says It’s Not Trying to Dodge Taxes by Moving to Canada. Is It Telling the Truth?
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PMPabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Sept. 16 2014 12:43 PMMiddle-Class Incomes: Still Dead in the Water
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PMA No-Brainer Approach to Fighting Poverty: Better Birth Control
Slate Money
Sept. 15 2014 10:09 AMDoes Scottish Independence Make Economic Sense?Slate Money on Scotland’s referendum, a banking regulation’s impact on infrastructure, and how education affects earnings.
Sept. 12 2014 10:47 AMIs It the Whiskey or the Oil?Why Scotland thinks it can survive as an independent country.
Sept. 10 2014 4:11 PMThe Government Is Probably Driving Old People Into Poverty by Trying to Collect Their Student Loans
Sept. 7 2014 8:00 PMThe Fast-Food Strikes Have Been a Stunning Success for Organized Labor
Sept. 5 2014 9:33 AMThe Job Market’s Hot Streak Just Snapped
Sept. 3 2014 7:06 PMThe Number of Hungry Americans Has Barely Fallen Since the Recession
Sept. 3 2014 1:58 PMWhy Did CVS Stop Selling Cigarettes? It Wants to Be Taken Seriously as a Health Care Company.
Slate Money
Aug. 30 2014 7:30 AMHouse of Cards: Magic and ProbabilitySlate Money on card tricks, tech valuations, and investing in professional athletes.
Aug. 29 2014 2:00 PMWho Gets to Be “Rich”?And why do most people seem to think they are “middle class”?
Aug. 27 2014 4:38 PMThe U.S. Sells Green Cards, and It Should Charge More for Them
Aug. 27 2014 11:14 AMZara Is Sorry for Selling a Shirt That Looked Like a Nazi Concentration Camp Uniform
Aug. 25 2014 7:22 PMEverybody Relax: An MIT Economist Explains Why Robots Won’t Steal Our Jobs



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
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Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
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Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
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Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.