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




More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 7:03 PM Kansas Secretary of State Loses Battle to Protect Senator From Tough Race
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 16 2014 11:46 PM The Scariest Campfire Story More horrifying than bears, snakes, or hook-handed killers.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.