Felix’s mailbag: Can shareholders persuade oil companies to burn less carbon?

My reply to Malcolm Atkinson

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The end of journalism as a career?

(Video starts at 1:00)

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The Warren Buffett Edition

Slate Money on the man, the fortune, and the future of Berkshire Hathaway.

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Cooper Union: Will Jamshed Bharucha go quietly?

If Bharucha cares at all about Cooper Union, it’s pretty obvious that at this point he should resign.

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Why divesting from fossil-fuel companies is a matter of basic ethics

If the purpose of your existence is to make the world a better place, why would you invest billions of dollars in the companies which make the greatest contribution to global climate change?

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The most depressing presidential campaign of your lifetime began today

Maybe it’s time to just turn off your TV and move to New Zealand for the next 19 months.

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The Lemons Edition

Slate Money on why college is so expensive, the economics of the California drought, and letters from listeners.

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Argentina’s fight with America’s courts: Sympathy with the vultures

Before I interviewed Argentine ambassador Cecilia Nahón, I dropped in on Arturo Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence at American University’s School of International Service, and a vocal opponent of Argentina’s tactics in this case.

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Fusion’s interview with Argentine ambassador Cecilia Nahón: The full transcript

The full transcript of the interview which took place at the Argentine embassy in Washington on March 26.

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Argentina’s fight with America’s courts: The view from inside the embassy

In a rare interview, Argentina’s ambassador to the US says that her country is not in default, rails against Argentina’s “predatory” creditors, and says that a US court order is itself illegal.

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Why being a newswire media CEO is an impossible job

In any organization, power tends to reside in close proximity to where the profits are.

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The Revolting Edition

Slate Money on subprime auto loans, CEOs vs. states, and the biggest fund to divest from fossil fuels.

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Welcome to America, Trevor Noah

You might experience a certain amount of discomfort at the start.

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Should you sign up for a financial robo-advisor?

The main advice I have for most young people looking at these products is simple: why are are you looking at these products?

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The Podcast Podcast

Slate Money on the business of podcasting, with special guests Alex Blumberg and Will Mayo.

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I made a bet that there’s an even worse investment than Bitcoin

Bitcoin might be an idiotic investment, but it’s not as bad as penny stocks.

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How Facebook could kill the news brand

If Facebook continues to grow as a trusted news source in its own right, then the result could be an existential crisis for news organizations with old-fashioned things like editors and fact-checkers and clear ethical guidelines.

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Greece’s debt crisis: How did we get here?

It all starts 15 years ago…

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The Literary Edition

Journalist Alissa Quart shares her first book of poetry, then chats with Slate Money about Wall Street bonuses and the late David Foster Wallace’s tax advice.

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SXSW is no longer a tech conference

Or rather, it is still a tech conference, but in the same way that every company (even McDonald’s!) is a tech company.

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The Automatic for the People Edition

Slate Money on odious debt as an international power play, Charles Schwab’s plan to create a robo-adviser, and the Apple smartwatch.

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Gigaom’s biggest problem: it stayed private

In Silicon Valley, either you raise money at ever-higher valuations, or you’re probably going to die.

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The Money for Nothing Edition

Slate Money on whether Wu-Tang Clan’s album can sell like fine art, a stock plunge for Lumber Liquidators, and the reasons why we have patent trolls.

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Naming Wrongs

David Geffen paid $100 million to get his name on a concert hall at Lincoln Center. Yes, that’s kind of gross.

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Sorry, Darlene: Not everyone should learn to invest

A case can be made that investing is a way of making poor people poorer.

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