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The Brain in a VAT Edition

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and *Slate*’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk sales taxes.

Topics discussed on today’s show include:

-Cathy battles the tampon tax.
-Ted Cruz makes a proposal for a new kind of value-added tax.
-Felix can't stand the way Americans keep the sales tax off the price tag.

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Slate Money

A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon. Part of the Panoply Network.

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