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.
Dow Jones reporter Kristiano Ang and David Lyle, President of PactUS, join MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Maria LaMagna to talk the current shake up the reality TV industry is seeing and whether or not it's the end of the genre as we know it.
Adam Davidson of NPR's Planet Money and the New York Times Magazine explains what's on tap for the second season of Slate's Working podcast. Know someone we should interview for the show? Email us at email@example.com Listen to our archives and learn...
Justin Lahart joins Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos to talk about how President Trump's new immigration rules could impact food prices. Then, Dan Gallagher comes on the show to discuss Intel's deal for Mobileye and what might be the next takeover target in the race to build self-driving cars.