Jordan Weissmann Jordan Weissmann

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

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
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
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.
Sept. 18 2014 2:18 PMThe NFL Is Not a NonprofitSo why does it get to act like one?
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?



War Stories

The Right Target

Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.

The One National Holiday Republicans Hope You Forget

It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

Should You Recline Your Seat? Two Economists Weigh In.


It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Or, why it is very, very stupid to compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice.

Building a Better Workplace

In Defense of HR

Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.

Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

The Only Good Thing That Happened at Today’s Soul-Crushing U.N. Climate Talks

  News & Politics
Sept. 23 2014 6:40 PM Coalition of the Presentable Don’t believe the official version. Meet America’s real allies in the fight against ISIS.
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
Sept. 23 2014 1:57 PM Would a Second Sarkozy Presidency End Marriage Equality in France?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 4:45 PM Why Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names?
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 5:36 PM This Climate Change Poem Moved World Leaders to Tears Today
  Health & Science
Sept. 23 2014 4:33 PM Who Deserves Those 4 Inches of Airplane Seat Space? An investigation into the economics of reclining.
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.