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On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix discuss Spotify buying the podcast company Gimlet, the wild labor expectations for women in Japan, and what your savings account might be earning.
• Slate: Why Spotify Is Buying Gimlet
• The New York Times: Japan’s Working Mothers: Record Responsibilities, Little Help From Dads
• The Washington Post: Big Banks Are Still Paying American Savers Almost Nothing, Even as Interest Rates Hit 2.5 Percent
In the Slate Plus segment: The Jeff Bezos/National Enquirer/nude selfie/extortion … situation.
Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck
Podcast production by Max Jacobs.