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Slate Money talks conservatorships, COVAX, and Peter Thiel.

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Episode Notes

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss the apparently abusive conservatorship of Britney Spears, the failures of COVAX and worldwide vaccine distribution, and Peter Thiel’s shocking Roth IRA.

In the Plus segment: Small businesses in the pandemic.

Mentioned in the show:

The Darker Story Just Outside the Lens of Framing Britney Spears,” by Sara Luterman for the New Republic

A Beautiful Idea: How COVAX Has Fallen Short,” by Ann Danaiya Usher for the Lancet

Email: slatemoney@slate.com

Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

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