Monthly Archives: October 2017

His passion is her hobby: The sexist income gap in creative industries

24% of female creatives make $5 per hour or less.

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The Some of My Best Friends Are Petroleum Engineers Edition

Slate Money on Richard Thaler, Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, and Brexit.

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The Africa Edition

Slate Money on Lagos and Nairobi, China in Africa, and South African corruption.

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Give Directly comes to Houston

I’ve put my own money where my mouth is: if someone set up a system of direct cash transfers in Houston, I said I’d give in a heartbeat, and that’s exactly what I’ve done.

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The arrogant, unaccountable, and dishonest Berkshire Museum

While it’s highly likely that the sale of the museum’s masterpieces is going to go ahead as planned, there’s still a small chance that it might not.

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The Lost Masterpieces of Norman Rockwell Country

The story of the Berkshire Museum is more than one about a second-tier local institution selling off some art. It’s a story about how fragile museum-industry norms are, how unaccountable a museum director can be, and how much destruction can … Continue reading

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