How the Rich Stay Rich: Behind the Velvet Cutain

Season 7 | Episode 3

UVA's premier undergraduate research podcast, The Global Inquirer, hosts a special discussion about the significance of tax havens and the Panama Papers with Ruth Mason of UVA's School of Law and tax historian Joseph Thorndike. In 2016, the release of the Panama Papers provided an unprecedented look at the lengths some of the world’s wealthiest citizens go to avoid taxes and hoard their funds.

Stream the live episode here:…055403948149879/.

Host: Emma Ross
Researchers: Anna von Spakovsky and Balthazar Merrin
Producers: Andy Carluccio and Christian F. Jung

The Global Inquirer is a production of the International Relations Organization at UVA, and affiliated with TEEJ, UVA’s podcasting network.