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Slate Money talks Big Tech, Basecamp, and the car market.

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Episode Notes

Stacy-Marie Ishmael joins as a co-host this week with Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about the pandemic’s Big Tech boom, the car market, and the controversy over Basecamp’s office culture.

In the Plus segment: Wirecard.

Mentioned in the show:

• “Breaking Camp,” by Casey Newton for the Verge
• “How Big Tech Won the Pandemic,” by Shira Ovide for the New York Times
• “About the Apple Card,” by Jamie Heinemeier Hansson
• “How the Paper Trail Went Cold in KPMG’s Special Audit of Wirecard,” by Dan McCrum and Olaf Storbeck for the Financial Times


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


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

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