The Flipping and Flopping Edition (07/02/15 15:10)
Slate Money on President Obama’s flip-flop on the 529 college savings plan, the FCC’s flip-flop o...
The ingredients of a great newsletter (06/02/15 18:43)
Thursday’s Stratechery newsletter, annotated.
Adding up wealth is a silly way to measure inequality (05/02/15 18:13)
We can’t learn anything useful by comparing the wealth of the super-rich to the aggregated ...
Why tomorrow’s technology needs a regulatory revolution (04/02/15 15:29)
We need a regulatory revolution commensurate with the technological revolution that is going to h...
Measles makes a comeback. Should we blame millennials? (02/02/15 22:28)
One of the biggest public-health issues facing American children today is a terrifying rise in th...
Buying at Sotheby’s just got more expensive – again (02/02/15 16:22)
One consequence of rising buyer’s premiums is that the auction houses are becoming less transpare...
The Sports Edition (31/01/15 16:11)
Slate Money on paying college athletes, the real cost of sports stadiums, and the outsized salary...
Sovereigns, Vultures and Ignoble Cowardice (29/01/15 00:02)
Atrocious jurisprudence has plunged Argentina into an unwanted default and upended the world of s...
How stupid is a Davos audience, anyway? (25/01/15 21:46)
All of us have occasionally applauded a speech we haven’t listened to.
The Davos Edition (24/01/15 14:20)
Slate Money on what actually happens when you go to Davos, when the European Central Bank tries q...
Davos: Fear ascendant (22/01/15 08:40)
I suspect that 2015 is going to be the year that fear becomes self-fulfilling.
Fact check: How many jets actually flew into Davos? (22/01/15 08:39)
The headlines, it seems, are off by an entire order of magnitude.
Oxfam’s misleading wealth statistics (20/01/15 09:13)
My first attempt at evergreen journalism: a recapitulation and update of a post I wrote at Reuter...
The “Crazy Currencies” Edition (17/01/15 20:56)
Slate Money on the ups and downs of bitcoin and the Swiss franc.
Poll: Do Americans have the right to blaspheme religion? (12/01/15 19:01)
The results of a Fusion survey.