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Slate - Business

More Evidence That California Is Deteriorating Into a Feudal Society of Inherited Land Wealth

More Evidence That California Is Deteriorating Into a Feudal Society of Inherited Land Wealth

Look no further than a Los Angeles Times investigation published on Friday afternoon. The story, by Liam Dillon and Ben Poston, analyzes the fallout from a 1986 California law that allows children to
Elon Musk Needs Sleep

Elon Musk Needs Sleep

It’s not the Ambien. Or if it is the Ambien, the Ambien is just a symptom. The real message and lesson of the New York Times’ jaw-dropping Elon Musk interview, in which he talks about working 120
Gambling on Gambling

Gambling on Gambling

Colin Cowherd has a theory about the NFL. When a good quarterback gets blown out on national television, the Fox Sports host believes, he’s likely to lead his team to victory the following week.
An Encyclopedia of Neighborhoods

An Encyclopedia of Neighborhoods

Google claims to organize the world’s information, but it hasn’t quite figured out neighborhood names. In Detroit, for example, the mapping giant appears to have scraped its names (typos and all) from
If You Build It, Will They Sponsor?

If You Build It, Will They Sponsor?

San Francisco’s newest landmark opened on Sunday, a two-and-a-half-block, $2.2 billion bus station with a park on the roof. The public transportation terminal is named not for local leaders Harvey
Attention, Cyclists: It’s Fine for Nonbikers to Use the Bike Lane

Attention, Cyclists: It’s Fine for Nonbikers to Use the Bike Lane

The Spokes Man is a series with Slate’s Henry Grabar ruling on the dilemmas of the urban biker. The same things that drove people to bike—getting places faster, getting a little exercise, getting out
Ben Carson Ends Obama-Era Efforts to Reduce Housing Segregation

Ben Carson Ends Obama-Era Efforts to Reduce Housing Segregation

In a press release on Monday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development made its firmest commitment yet to tear down the Obama-era framework for enforcing the Fair Housing Act. In a public
Are Democrats Actually Souring on Capitalism?

Are Democrats Actually Souring on Capitalism?

America’s burgeoning socialist movement got a bit of good news and a bit of bad news today. The good: For the first time since Gallup began polling the issue in 2010, more Democrats (and
The Never-Ending Shenanigans of Elon Musk

The Never-Ending Shenanigans of Elon Musk

So, it was the Saudis after all. After a week of speculation about who would provide the many billions of dollars to take Tesla private, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed in a Monday morning blog post
Enrolling Americans in Medicaid Is Now Cheaper Than Subsidizing Their Obamacare Coverage

Enrolling Americans in Medicaid Is Now Cheaper Than Subsidizing Their Obamacare Coverage

Here’s a data point that I fully expect to see fans of single-payer health care cite in the future: For the federal government, helping Americans buy private insurance under Obamacare is now more
New York’s Uber Cap Is Good News for Basically Everyone

New York’s Uber Cap Is Good News for Basically Everyone

Wednesday was a good day for Bill de Blasio. Three years ago, when the New York mayor attempted to cap the number of Uber vehicles in New York City, the Democrat was broken and humiliated by Uber’s
Yes, Home Sales Are Slowing. No, This Isn’t a Crash.

Yes, Home Sales Are Slowing. No, This Isn’t a Crash.

The sagging state of U.S. home sales has generated some ominous headlines. The market “appears to be headed for the broadest slowdown in years,” Bloomberg reported recently. CNN warned that the
The Trump Administration Is Not Bringing Back Asbestos

The Trump Administration Is Not Bringing Back Asbestos

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency quietly announced it would review applications for new uses of asbestos, the mineral that was widespread in buildings, clothing, and industrial products
It’s Not a Crazy Idea for Elon Musk to Take Tesla Private

It’s Not a Crazy Idea for Elon Musk to Take Tesla Private

Here’s what can happen in the space of a single hour in the middle of the trading day: News can emerge that Saudi Arabia has quietly amassed a huge stake in Tesla. Elon Musk can tweet about taking
It’s a Big Deal That LeBron James Decided to Fund a Public School

It’s a Big Deal That LeBron James Decided to Fund a Public School

The only upside to Donald Trump’s petulant Friday night Twitter swipe at LeBron James was that it gave an extra publicity bump to the basketball star’s big new philanthropic project. Last week, James
These Senators Want to Lower Your Rent

These Senators Want to Lower Your Rent

California Sen. Kamala Harris released a bill last month intended to help Americans pay the rent. The plan would give tens of billions in tax credits to approximately 20 million rent-burdened American
In Defense of “Shoaling”

In Defense of “Shoaling”

The Spokes Man is Slate’s biking advice series featuring Henry Grabar on the dilemmas of urban bikers. Like a branch reaching for sunlight, bike riders at a red light will creep steadily forward until
Uber Is Not Serious About Changing Its Toxic Culture

Uber Is Not Serious About Changing Its Toxic Culture

Uber is still in the early days of trying to become a kinder, gentler company. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is trying to eradicate the toxic culture that was created by his predecessor, Travis Kalanick, and
Trump Administration Says Fuel-Efficient Cars Are Killing Americans by Encouraging More Driving

Trump Administration Says Fuel-Efficient Cars Are Killing Americans by Encouraging More Driving

The Trump administration is moving forward with its plan to relax fuel standards for new vehicles, including a freeze on escalating miles-per-gallon requirements and an attempt to revoke California’s
Trump Has Brought Back the Kind of Junk Health Insurance That Obamacare Was Meant to Ban

Trump Has Brought Back the Kind of Junk Health Insurance That Obamacare Was Meant to Ban

The Affordable Care Act was designed, in large part, to ban cruddy health insurance. Before the law was passed, shoppers often tried to save money on their coverage by purchasing plans with meager