Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Independent Directors Edition

Slate Money on Uber, Amazon buying Whole Foods, and initial coin offerings.

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The Scams Edition

Slate Money on rich scams, poor scams, and email scams.

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The obvious intersection of urgent need and lasting impact

Sell your shares in Amazon, and give the cash to poor people.

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Syrian refugees vs Charity: Water

Duhigg’s article is, ultimately, predicated on the idea that when there is a major problem in the world, that problem can effectively be addressed through individual charitable donations.

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The Mayday Mayday Edition

Slate Money on the U.K. election, the Spanish banking crisis, and Qatar.

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Just give away your money, endowments. That is what it is for.

Here’s a sensible way of looking at investment returns.

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The Manchester Emergency Fund: Why?

There is a part of me which would love it if things like the Manchester concert could be celebrated for what they are, rather than invariably being turned into the means to some fundraising end.

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The Dinosaur Edition

Slate Money on the Paris Agreement, credit scores, and Venezuelan bonds.

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