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Jordan Weissmann

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Business and economics reporter for Slate.com; former associate editor at The Atlantic, he has written for a number of publications, including the Washington Post and National Law Journal

Jordan Weissmann on KCRW

At least 20 companies have cut ties with the National Rifle Association -- including Delta, United, Hertz, and Metlife. They’re not offering discounts to NRA members anymore.

How effective can financial activism be against guns?

At least 20 companies have cut ties with the National Rifle Association -- including Delta, United, Hertz, and Metlife. They’re not offering discounts to NRA members anymore.

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According to a new study, if you’re stopped by police, you’re no more likely to get shot if you’re black than if you’re white.

Police shootings and racial bias

According to a new study, if you’re stopped by police, you’re no more likely to get shot if you’re black than if you’re white.

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President Obama first announced new overtime rules in an  op-ed  in the Huffington Post. Yesterday, he took the message to the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse.

President Obama Announces New Rules on Overtime Pay

President Obama first announced new overtime rules in an op-ed in the Huffington Post. Yesterday, he took the message to the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse.

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