The “Read These Books” EditionSlate Money on new and old money-themed reads with special guests John Lanchester and Jake Halpern.
Slate Voice: “Discovering My Inner Sam Malone”Jordan Weissmann on what it takes to buy and run a bar.
Buy a Small Business
Discovering My Inner Sam MaloneDo I have what it takes to buy and run my own bar?
Americans Have No Idea How Bad Inequality Really IsAnd if they did, they wouldn’t want European-style solutions.
The “Second Guessing Lehman” EpisodeSlate Money on whether we should have let Lehman Brothers fail and the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Behind the Scenes
Meet Jordan WeissmannFive questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
The “F--k It, I Quit” EpisodeSlate Money with Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal on the fall of the “bond king,” Yahoo's negative stock value, and what happens when you know your co-workers' salaries.
Building a Better Workplace
Coming Out at WorkWhat happens when companies stop keeping salaries secret?
TODAY IN SLATE
The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
Are the Attacks in Canada a Sign of ISIS on the Rise in the West?
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
Is It Offensive When Kids Use Bad Words for Good Causes?
Fascinating Maps Based on Reddit, Craigslist, and OkCupid Data
The Real Secret of Serial
What reporter Sarah Koenig actually believes.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
This Smart Suitcase Aims to Ease Travel Headaches With a Built-In Phone Charger and Bag Tracking App
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.