Huge increase in consumer credit in November, driven by a staggering $14.8 billion in non-revolving (i.e., not credit cards) credit. Some will say this is unsustainable, but I see it as another sign of Recovery Winter.
The Slatest Week in Pictures A pilgrimage in Nepal, elections in Athens, war in Syria, fashion in Paris, and trash heaps in China.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.