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Episode 530: Marijuana, Law School, And Centuries Of Inequality

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Photograph of Thomas Piketty, The Wren Building on the campus of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., and Marijuana at a Denver dispensary.
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After today's show, you'll be ready to design a tax on marijuana, pick a law school, and explain centuries of inequality — and the hottest book in economics — without having to read a page.

For more on these stories, see:

* What's The Best Way To Tax Marijuana? It Depends On What You Want

* Comparing Law School Rankings? Read The Fine Print

* Mystery Of Mounting Inequality Might Find Answer In Brand-New Tome

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