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.
Author Chris Harris ("The Big Clear") joins Adam and Josh for a trip to Chinatown and lots of other unsavory places for this week’s Filmspotting Top 5: Neo-Noirs. Plus, a review of Danny Boyle's art-world thriller "Trance" and a tribute to the late, gre