On today's show, we head to some of the cheating-est places on earth to bring you tales from some of the roughest, toughest tax collectors around.
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After today's show, you'll be ready to design a tax on marijuana, pick a law school and discuss the hottest new book in economics (without having to read a page).
People love to complain about their internet service, but most of the time, they can't switch. Today on the show: Why isn't there more competition?
What would the perfect immigration system look like? We asked three economists to dream big.
On today's show: secret deals, Machiavellian negotiation tactics and the minimum wage.
Greece, the country we all worried might take down the euro and Europe, may finally be ready to turn around.
The US is responding to Russian tanks, artillery and special forces with its own weapon: money.
Today, we tackle the big question of how to pull an economy out of a recession by going...small.
Why millions of Americans still haggle with car dealers in person, one brand at a time.
There's an obscure law that governs just about anything that travels by ship in the US - bananas, hairdryers, gasoline, even people.