The Swiss bank UBS agreed last month to disclose the names of thousands of clients who had allegedly evaded taxes in the United States by keeping offshore accounts. It’s the latest chapter in a long-running fight by U.S. investigators to clampdown on international tax havens. We explore the history of global banking secrecy and hear about where this regulatory battle is headed in the future.


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The Politics Hour — March 16, 2018

Friday, Mar 16 2018Maryland Senator Ben Cardin joins us to talk about the youth movement against gun violence, Russian sanctions, and more. D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh shares her thoughts on relief for high water bills and news that D.C. Public Schools is taking over an all girls charter school.