Jordan Weissmann Jordan Weissmann

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

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
Slate Money
Aug. 23 2014 7:15 AMThe Ethics of Buying StocksSlate Money on tech deals minus the bankers, Amazon’s new payment system, and answers to listener questions.
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?
Aug. 25 2014 12:54 PMBurger King Wants to Buy Tim Hortons, Move to Canada, and Stop Paying U.S. Corporate Taxes
Aug. 22 2014 12:13 PMThe Government Weighs In on the Great Monkey-Selfie Controversy of 2014




Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Altered State

The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender

What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?

Surprise! The Women Hired to Fix the NFL Think the NFL Is Just Great.

You Shouldn’t Spank Anyone but Your Consensual Sex Partner

Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 10:23 AM From Fringe to Mainstream: How We Learned to Panic About Terrorists Crossing the Border
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
The Vault
Sept. 18 2014 9:57 AM “The Sun Never Sets Upon the British Empire,” Explained in GIF by an Old Children’s Toy
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Sept. 18 2014 8:53 AM The Other Huxtable Effect Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 10:07 AM “The Day It All Ended” A short story from Hieroglyph, a new science fiction anthology.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 18 2014 7:30 AM Red and Green Ghosts Haunt the Stormy Night
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?