Tax evasion: A crime and an act of conscience

Friday, March 27, 2009

Want to know how to avoid paying taxes on April 15? Jason Zengerle, a senior editor at The New Republic, might be able to give you some ideas— though he may not be able to tell you how to escape from jail when the IRS catches up to you. Jason wrote an article for this Sunday's New York Times Magazine called "Hell Nay, We Won't Pay!" profiling the philosophical movements that argue that despite, you know, the law, you're not actually obligated to pay your taxes. He joins us now to explain.

Guests:

Jason Zengerle

Contributors:

Sitara Nieves

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