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This edition: Taxed

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 7, 2017.

First aired: December 8, 2017.

Sam Roberts talks with New York Times Op Ed Columnist Paul Krugman. He gives us the nuances of the proposed tax plan and the reasons New Yorkers have to be concerned.

The New York Times’ Bassey Etim takes your comments very seriously…that’s his job. He’s the Community Editor for He tells us what YOU think.

Times colleagues have comments too…they’ll get the chance to discuss the week’s lead events on “The Back Story.”

And Sam Roberts offers some final thoughts on "Coda."

Guest List

Bassey Etim Community Editor, The New York Times

Paul Krugman Distinguished Scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study Center, at the Graduate Center, CUNY; Op-Ed columnist, New York Times

William Neuman City Hall Bureau Reporter, The New York Times

Eleanor Randolph Contributing Writer, The New York Times

Vivian Yee National Immigration Correspondent, The New York Times

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