Jordan Weissmann Jordan Weissmann

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

Oct. 21 2014 4:33 PMWalmart Is Killing the Rest of Corporate America in Solar Power Adoption
Oct. 20 2014 2:16 PMEven When They Go to College, the Poor Sometimes Stay Poor
Oct. 16 2014 1:54 PMWalmart Says It’s Phasing Out Minimum Wage Pay
Oct. 15 2014 6:46 PMNetflix Says a $1 Price Increase Crushed Its Subscriber Growth
Oct. 15 2014 11:57 AMHBO Finally Gives In, Says You Can Get HBO Go Without Paying for Cable Next Year
Oct. 14 2014 3:00 PMQ: Is Washington, D.C., Really the Most Expensive City in America? A: No.
Oct. 13 2014 12:37 PMThe Nobel Economist Knew About “Too Big to Fail” 10 Years Before the Rest of Us
Slate Money
Oct. 4 2014 1:11 PMThe “Second Guessing Lehman” EpisodeSlate Money on whether we should have let Lehman Brothers fail and the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Oct. 2 2014 12:58 PMWhy Can’t States Do More to Protect Patients From Surprise Medical Bills?It’s complicated.
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PMMeet Jordan WeissmannFive questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Slate Money
Sept. 28 2014 12:06 PMThe “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.
Sept. 25 2014 6:35 PMHow the Rich Conquered the Economy, in One Chart
Building a Better Workplace
Sept. 24 2014 1:49 PMComing Out at WorkWhat happens when companies stop keeping salaries secret?
Sept. 22 2014 5:38 PMApple Won’t Shut Down Beats Music After All (but Will Probably Rename It)
Slate Money
Sept. 20 2014 7:12 AMThe Froth Is Nonlinear: The Chinese Economy and Share RepurchasingSlate Money on the gender pay gap, whether China is the new Japan, and the reason so many companies are buying back their own stock.
Oct. 20 2014 6:48 PMApple: Still Enormously Profitable
Slate Money
Oct. 18 2014 7:19 AMThe “Read These Books” EditionSlate Money on new and old money-themed reads with special guests John Lanchester and Jake Halpern.
Oct. 16 2014 11:41 AMIn Another Win for à la Carte TV, CBS to Offer Its Own Streaming Service
Slate Archives
Oct. 15 2014 2:43 PMSlate Voice: “Discovering My Inner Sam Malone”Jordan Weissmann on what it takes to buy and run a bar.
Oct. 15 2014 11:23 AMNo, Mainstream Economists Did Not Just Reject Thomas Piketty’s Big Theory
Oct. 14 2014 11:36 AMMan Wants $150,000 for, Compares Self to a Doctor
Buy a Small Business
Oct. 6 2014 4:50 PMDiscovering My Inner Sam MaloneDo I have what it takes to buy and run my own bar?
Oct. 3 2014 9:37 AMThe Unemployment Rate Finally Falls Below 6 Percent
Oct. 2 2014 12:10 PMWomen of America, Here Are the Cities Where You Can Find Marriageable Men
Sept. 29 2014 3:06 PMWant to Be Stinking Rich? Major in Economics.
Sept. 26 2014 12:49 PMAmericans Have No Idea How Bad Inequality Really IsAnd if they did, they wouldn’t want European-style solutions.
Sept. 24 2014 3:59 PMThere Aren’t Enough Marriageable Men in America
Sept. 23 2014 1:29 PMObama Is Serious About Cracking Down on Tax Inversions. Here’s How You Can Tell.
Sept. 22 2014 12:44 PMThe U.S. Is So, So Far Behind Europe on Clean Energy
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PMPabst Blue Ribbon Is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway




The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?


Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories on the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PM Planet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.