Slate Money

Expendable Men

Slate Money talks billionaires in space, Johnson & Johnson, and work issues.


Episode Notes

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss the billionaire space race we saw this week, Johnson & Johnson’s “Texas two-step” plan, and two big workplace issues – expenses and meetings.

In the Plus segment: Private markets.

Mentioned in the show:

Are You a Bezos?” by Jacob Bernstein for the New York Times

Emergency Skin” by N. K. Jemisin

‘”Just Expense It’ is Corporate Speak for ‘Our Policies Assume You’re Rich” by Stacy-Marie Ishmael for Fortune.

Nasdaq Gets Serious About Private-Company Share Trading” by Felix Salmon for Axios.


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


About the Show

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

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