Slate Money

A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon.


The Minaj Effect

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about vaccine mandates and the spread of vaccine misinformation (ahem, Nicki Minaj), the New York magazine piece on delivery workers in New York City, and the Treasury Department’s report on U.S. child care. 


In the Plus segment: The crypto carry trade. 

Mentioned In The Show: 

“Revolt of the Delivery Workers,” by Josh Dzieza for New York 

Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen on Shortages in the Child Care System 

“Why the Stable Coin Users WIll Inherit the Earth,” by Joe Weisenthal for Bloomberg  


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i 

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