How one of America’s last free colleges screwed its students and betrayed its legacy

A damning report by New York’s attorney general lays bare all of the managerial incompetence that led the once-free college to start charging tuition.

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Ban daily stock market reports

Stocks are down! Or up! Or something. Felix Salmon argues the media should stop doing this every day, because it’s meaningless and makes people feel stupid.

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Breaking news consumer’s handbook: Stock market volatility edition

Make sense of market misinformation.

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The Migration Edition

Columbia economist Suresh Naidu joins Slate Money to talk migrants, refugees, and work visas.

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China is still a success story (and Jim Chanos was wrong)

A few days of stock-market volatility can’t change that basic fact.

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Should you be buying stocks right now?

Not everybody needs to be in the market.

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Three cheers for the plunging stock market

Think of it as stocks going on sale

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The White-Collar Whine Edition

The Slate Money crew discusses the harsh culture of working as an Amazon executive and whether unpaid internships will soon be a thing of the past.

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The economics of anal sex

More than any other sex act, anal sex causes a man to be as determined as possible to make sure that the woman has an orgasm.

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How staying private paid off for the Economist

We live in a topsy-turvy world in which noncontrolling corporate stakes are worth more when they’re private than when they’re public.

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Can Bloomingdale’s get its diamonds back? We ask a lawyer

You never really paid for those $10,000 diamonds. Can Bloomingdale’s ask for them back?

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The Live Long and Prosper Edition

Author Manu Saadia joins Slate Money to discuss the economics of the Star Trek universe.

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26 reasons Google created Alphabet

Why did Google create Alphabet? Here are 26 reasons.

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The Marriage Edition

Jenny Anderson joins Slate Money to discuss the economics of weddings, chores, and adultery.

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Felix Salmon on what the GOP debate should really look like

We should reduce the number of candidates in any given debate. To two.

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Why mobile ad blocking is ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

If a brand wants to ensure that its ads are actually seen, it’s just going to have to buy that many more impressions.

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Puerto Rico is no longer in control of its own destiny

Welcome to costly protracted chaos.

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The National Politics Edition

Law professor and author Zephyr Teachout joins the Slate Money crew to discuss money in campaigns, money in Puerto Rico, and money in Hillary’s speech.

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New Yorkers love Uber. But is Uber good for New York?

Uber spends millions of dollars on lobbyists, but politicians are far from convinced.

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Aby Rosen wants to kill the Four Seasons

An unforgivable act of cultural vandalism

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Why you can’t trust journalism

The best journalism out there is still just a single problematic sliver of the truth.

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The Public Exposure Edition

The Slate Money crew on the outing of adulterers, evil banks, and the sale of the FT.

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The Financial Times Will Be in Good Hands

Newspapers should be owned by news organizations.

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The Republican debate will be a clown show. Here’s how to fix it

The last thing we need is a personality contest where substance is an afterthought.

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Ad tech is killing the online experience

Advertising is making the mobile web almost unusable by clogging up our bandwidth – which may end up driving users to Apple News or Facebook apps

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