Flat tax, Dopamine addiction

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A researcher helps us better understand how a flat tax would work in Wisconsin. Then, we talk to the author of a book that looks at where we get dopamine from and whether we’re balancing it properly.

Featured in this Show

  • What would a flat tax in Wisconsin look like?

    Governor Tony Evers has said he doesn’t support a flat income tax, but legislative Republicans are working on a proposal for one anyway. We explain how the concept works, and how much of a shift it would be here in Wisconsin.

  • Book explores our collective addiction to dopamine

    Humans evolved to survive scarcity. So what happens when we live in a world of abundance? A psychiatrist argues that the contemporary world’s excesses don’t interact well with the human proclivity for dopamine and make us all more vulnerable to addiction.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Jason Stein Guest
  • Anna Lembke Guest

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