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On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix discuss how AOC’s tax ideas are landing at Davos, currency colonization, and Microsoft and housing.
CNBC: The Super Rich at Davos Are Scared of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Proposal to Hike Taxes on the Wealthy
NTK Network: Davos Panel Laughs at Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% Tax Rate Proposal
The Washington Post: Elizabeth Warren to Propose New ‘Wealth Tax’ on Very Rich Americans, Economist Says
The New York Times: The African Currency at the Center of a European Dispute
BBC: France Summons Italian Envoy Over Africa Remarks
The New York Times: Microsoft Cannot Fix Seattle’s Housing Crisis
In the Slate Plus segment: a continuation of the discussion on millennial burnout and how technology plays a role.
Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck
Podcast production by Max Jacobs.