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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The Greece Edition

Slate Money on the eurozone backstory, Greece’s failures, and what it means to have unsustainable debt.

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The Greece deal: Is this a coup?

The short answer is yes.

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The Technical Difficulties Edition

Slate Money discusses this week’s outage on Wall Street, the crash of the Chinese stock market, and the restaurant reservation industry.

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The Art of Porn

Guest host Felix Salmon explores how the art world is blurring the lines between art, pornography, and the law.

(Text version of the Spiel is here)

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I haven’t been paying attention. Should I be worried about China’s stock market crash?

Here’s what you need to know

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You don’t need to panic about the New York Stock Exchange, or anything else

It’s only human to start seeing patterns in the news: in fact, it would be astonishing if we didn’t. But that doesn’t mean the patterns are really there.

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Why Greece should befriend its bitcoin foes

Bitcoin’s default stance of anarcho-libertarianism is not the only possible use to which blockchain technology can be put.

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The Wine Edition

Karl Storchmann of the Journal of Wine Economics discusses how wine ratings affect prices and how to decide what to spend on your bottle.

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All men should be drinking rosé this summer

It’s dry, it’s unpretentious, it goes with everything: it’s the perfect drink for any laid-back dude.

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The tragedy of Puerto Rico, America’s very own Greece

Think Greece’s economic problems are bad? Puerto Rico’s might be worse.

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Your handy #Grexit calculator

Will Greece manage, somehow, to remain in the euro? Or will it be forced to leave? Let’s do the math!

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Does your church ban gay marriage? Then it should start paying taxes.

We’ll let you practice your bigotry, at least within the confines of your own church. But we’re not about to reward you for doing so.

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The Punch Bowl Edition

Our hosts answer your questions about the Fed, inflation and equities, and the financial crises in Greece and Argentina.

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I haven’t been paying attention. What’s going on in Greece?

From #Tsipref to #Grexit, your questions answered.

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This hashtag lets you share the art you love

How did you acquire your favorite artwork? Who’s the artist? What do you love about it most? How much did it cost?

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Uber for benefits: An idea which could transform America’s economy

The benefits of technological innovation have to go to workers, not just Silicon Valley VCs.

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The New York Times should buy Bloomberg. Yes, really.

Arthur Sulzberger: call Mike Bloomberg’s office! You’ve ruled out selling your company to him. But have you thought about buying his company from him?

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The Cost of Employment Edition

Above the Law’s Elie Mystal talks about quitting big law, quitting your student debt, and quitting—whether you like it or not—your job as Twitter’s CEO.

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Why art and journalism don’t mix

Evan Solomon was caught literally and explicitly trading — to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars in pure profit — on the connections that he made as a journalist.

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