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A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon.

A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon.

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A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon.

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English


Episodes

Financial Therapy

5/30/2020
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk to Amanda Clayman, a therapist who specializes in money issues. Amanda answers listener questions and discusses topics like student loan guilt and pandemic money hoarding. In the Slate Plus segment: Family history and money. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:59

The Facebook Pandemic

5/23/2020
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk about the economic of vaccines, how Facebook is totally (unfortunately) winning this pandemic and the question of work from home pay based on where you live. In the Slate Plus segment: The Weight Watchers layoffs. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:47

Seamless Is a Verb

5/16/2020
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk about the possibility of a merger between Uber and Grubhub, the potential collapse of the child care industry, and they get to some of the questions they missed on their Wednesday night Facebook Live Q&A. In the Slate Plus segment: Questions from the live Q&A Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:43:47

Cities and Coronavirus

5/9/2020
Urban theorist Richard Florida joins the Slate Money hosts to discuss all sorts of questions around cities and coronavirus--such as how population density factors into the virus’ spread, why certain cities are faring better than others, and what our cities might look like after the pandemic. In the Slate Plus segment: The reaction to COVID-19 and climate change. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more...

Duration:00:51:09

Slate Money: Food: Food Waste

5/5/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. This week, Austin Bryniarski joins to discuss his theory that the war on food waste is a little too easy for everyone to get behind and might ultimately serve as a distraction from bigger environmental and social issues. For more info, read his article The War on Food Waste is a Waste of Time by Austin Bryniarski for The Outline. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn...

Duration:00:22:42

How is Boeing Okay?

5/2/2020
This week Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss the process for reopening states, what’s going on with big business right now, and the gross domestic product that’s hidden in our homes. In the Slate Plus segment: The meat industry. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:27

Slate Money: Food: Alternative Meat

4/28/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. This week, Tad Friend joins to discuss the growing alternative meat industry, the plant-based crusade of Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown and the significant environmental benefits of ditching the beef patty. "Value Meal" by Tad Friend for The New Yorker Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:17

Why Are Republicans Being So Mean?

4/25/2020
This week Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss the price of oil, the Paycheck Protection Program round two, and the results of their informal poll on stimulus checks. Slate Plus members get a bonus segment on Slate Money each week, and no ads. Sign up now to listen and support our show. In the Slate Plus segment: The United States Oil Fund. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:52:55

Slate Money: Food: Sustainability

4/21/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Dan Barber of Blue Hill joins Felix to discuss how COVID-19 is revealing the flaws in the farm-to-table model, the utilitarian origins of cuisine and what a truly sustainable local food system would look like. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:02

Giant Money Gun

4/18/2020
This week Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss the Paycheck Protection Program funds running out, Amazon’s current percentage of evil, and why companies would pay out dividends right now. “Coronavirus at Smithfield pork plant: The untold story of America's biggest outbreak” by Jessica Lussenhop in BBC News In the Slate Plus segment: Pandemic Bonds. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:47:34

Slate Money: Food: Reservations

4/14/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Remember going to restaurants? Marissa Conrad joins to talk about the complex economy of restaurant reservations and how apps like OpenTable and Resy are changing the game. “We Suck at Reservations” by Marissa Conrad for New York Magazine Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:48

Too Big to Be Small

4/11/2020
This week Felix, Anna, and Emily talk about Felix’s theory that this is a “Bayesian” crisis, the Fed’s newest lending program which includes businesses that aren’t exactly big or small, and the stock market’s major rally. “The Economic Devastation Of COVID-19 Is Hitting Women Particularly Hard,” by Emily Peck in the Huffington Post Slate Plus members get a bonus segment on Slate Money each week, and no ads. Sign up now to listen and support our show. In the Slate Plus segment: Zoom. Email:...

Duration:00:48:28

Slate Money: Food: Fast Food

4/7/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Marcia Chatelain, author of Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, joins to discuss the complex relationship between fast food franchises and African American communities. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:59

Banana Disruptions

4/4/2020
Felix, Anna and Emily discuss the issue of small business loans in the stimulus bill, why the toilet paper shortage might not be overhyped and Trump’s oil tweet which is quite possibly the most market moving tweet ever. “What Everyone’s Getting Wrong About the Toilet Paper Shortage,” by Will Oremus in Medium “Trump’s Labor Department Takes A Hacksaw To Coronavirus Paid Sick Leave” by Emily Peck in the Huffington Post. In the Slate Plus segment: The ad market during the COVID-19 pandemic....

Duration:00:42:30

Slate Money: COVID-19: April 1, 2020

4/1/2020
Every Wednesday, the Slate Money hosts discuss what’s going on right now amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Emily, Anna, and Felix discuss the question of paying rent and mortgages amid the massive layoffs due to COVID-19. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:03

Slate Money: Food: GMOs

3/31/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Michael Specter joins Felix to talk coronavirus, GMOs, industrial farming and various other topics that affect public health. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:46

Big Business and Bailouts

3/28/2020
This week, Felix, Emily, and Anna talk to Rich Lesser of Boston Consulting Group about how big businesses are coping right now and the relief bill that was just passed. Then they discuss what the Fed is doing, and what’s going on at Amazon. “U.S. airlines don’t need a bailout to stay in business” by Richard Squire In the Slate Plus segment: Ecuador. Slate Plus members get a bonus segment on Slate Money each week, and no ads. Sign up now to listen and support our show. Email:...

Duration:00:45:42

Slate Money: COVID-19: March 25, 2020

3/25/2020
In this weekly, day-of update, the Slate Money hosts discuss what’s going on right now amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Emily, Anna and Felix discuss the $2 Trillion relief package and how the US government stacks up in the crisis. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:26

Slate Money: Food: Technology

3/24/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Jordan Thaeler of WhatsBusy joins Slate Money Food to talk about the tech and data side of the food biz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:00

A Bigger Hammer

3/21/2020
This week, the Slate Money hosts discuss the government’s plan to send out checks, the senators who used inside information to profit off the COVID-19 pandemic, and the latest news from China. “Coronavirus: The Hammer and the Dance,” by Tomas Pueyo And in the Slate Plus segment: Brazil. Email us your questions about personal finance during the pandemic at slatemoney@slate.com! Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:59