The Alberta Advantage

Flat tax: A brief history of a very bad idea

Here's why attempts to rehabilitate the flat tax deserve to fail
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Team Advantage talks about the shitheads who are trying to rehabilitate the flat tax, explains why the flat tax is a Bad Idea, and explores the intellectual lineage of this Very Bad Idea.

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This episode's discussion features Jack Mintz, Mark Milke, the Fraser Institute, and Friedrich Hayek.

Calgary-based Team Advantage includes Kate Jacobson, Trevor Alvin, Bodie Rousseau, Karen Jeane Mills, Patrick Henry, and Amir Ouyed. The Alberta Advantage is a bi-monthly podcast providing commentary and analysis on local and provincial politics from a left perspective. Questions? Hit them up on Twitter at @BertaAdvantage.

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