Differing Perspectives on Extreme Tax Avoidance; Also, Considering a Conscious Universe

Following ProPublica’s bombshell report on the massive levels of tax avoidance that America’s highest earners are engaging in, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take opposite sides on whether the existence of this level of tax avoidance means that our tax system is broken and unfair (01:28). The guys also look at some recent research on whether the universe may be conscious as we understand it (42:51).

Following ProPublica’s bombshell report on the massive levels of tax avoidance that America’s highest earners are engaging in, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take opposite sides on whether the existence of this level of tax avoidance means that our tax system is broken and unfair (01:28).  The guys also look at some recent research on whether the universe may be conscious as we understand it (42:51).

The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax (ProPublica)

‘These revelations make me sick’ — Cramer suggests a billionaire surtax after ProPublica bombshell (CNBC)

Some Scientists Believe the Universe Is Conscious (Popular Mechanics)