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Slate Money talks Elon Musk controlling Twitter, an Amazon union win, and matters philanthropic.

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Episode Notes

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers talk about Elon Musk taking a board seat on Twitter, a Staten Island Amazon warehouse’s successful unionization, and whether individuals sending money to Ukraine is helpful.

In the Plus segment: Felix is bad at hotdesking.

Mentioned In the Show:

Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace” by Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld

Worker-to-Worker Organizing May Finally Have Its Moment” by Steven Greenhouse

Jamie Dimon to Work-From-Homers: You Win” by Holden Walter-Warner

Amazon Workers’ Union Victory is Turbocharging a New Labor Movement” by Emily Peck

How Governments Are Multiplying Aid to Ukraine” by Felix Salmon

Email: slatemoney@slate.com

Podcast production by Cheyna Roth

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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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Hosts

  • Emily Peck is a veteran journalist who has worked as a writer and editor at national outlets like HuffPost, the Wall Street Journal, and the American Lawyer.

  • Felix Salmon is a host of the Slate Money podcast.

  • Elizabeth Spiers is Slate’s Pay Dirt columnist. She was the founding editor of Gawker and the former editor in chief of the New York Observer. Prior to Gawker, she was a financial analyst.