We talk with Chuck Collins about the wealth defense industry, and how it helps the very rich to preserve their wealth by hiding it in tax shelters in havens like the US. This industry has been very effective in changing laws regarding wealth hoarding. We also discuss the Pandora Papers, recently released. Chuck Collins is the Director of the Program on Inequality and the Common Good.
We talk with Lee Harris, writing fellow at the American Prospect the proposed changes to paid leave. The insurance industry has had a heavy hand in designing the changes, and what has emerged is convoluted, and a hybrid model of government and private insurance.