Michelle Leder

Michelle Leder writes a daily blog at www.footnoted.org that looks at SEC filings and is the author of Financial Fine Print: Uncovering a Company's True Value.

Jan. 15 2007 11:25 AMFree Beer!… And other perks CEOs get when they lose their jobs.
Aug. 24 2006 11:55 AMThe CEO Real Estate ScamThe newest infuriating perk for corporate executives.
Aug. 10 2005 6:37 AMThe Denim BubbleIs the $300-jeans market about to crash?
Jan. 24 2005 7:50 AMOutfoxing SOXSarbanes-Oxley banned sweetheart loans to greedy executives. So, corporations are giving them free money instead.
May 10 2004 5:37 PMHow the Other Half BanksThe depressing, amazing "payday loan" business.
Nov. 3 2006 1:07 PMWhat Makes a Stock "Republican"?A fascinating new report reveals the different ways Democratic and Republican politicians invest.
April 13 2006 12:33 PMThe $104 Billion RefundThe most absurd corporate tax giveaway of 2005.
March 24 2005 7:49 AMThe Greatest Job in BusinessVice chairman.
Sept. 16 2004 6:24 AMBush Wins the Cabela's ElectionWhy a hunting store is the president's favorite campaign stop.
March 19 2004 10:12 AMThe 10K RunThe sweetheart deals hiding in corporate annual reports.



Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
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.