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Planet Money

By NPR

The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.

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    #865: Tweak This21 September 2018
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    #657: The Tale Of The Onion King19 September 2018
    16:39
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    #864: The Central (Bankers') Question15 September 2018
    22:25
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    For Our 10th Anniversary, Episode #112 September 2018
    29:18
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    #863: The 13th Hole8 September 2018
    21:01
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    #729: When Subaru Came Out5 September 2018
    20:34
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    #862: Big Government Cheese31 August 2018
    23:27
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    #783: New Jersey Bails Out29 August 2018
    20:55
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    #861: Food Scare Squad24 August 2018
    22:23
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    #444: New Jersey Wine22 August 2018
    20:49
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    #860: The World's Longest Yard Sale17 August 2018
    25:53
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    #613: Trash!15 August 2018
    15:57
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    #859: You Asked For Even More10 August 2018
    20:10
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    #704: Open Office8 August 2018
    18:37
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    #858: Venezuela's Fugitive Money Traders3 August 2018
    18:26
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    #857: The Postal Illuminati1 August 2018
    21:37
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    #856: Yes In My Backyard27 July 2018
    19:38
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    #855: The Poop Cartel25 July 2018
    23:47
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    #854: The New Socialists20 July 2018
    15:37
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    #472: The One-Page Plan To Fix Global Warming Revisited18 July 2018
    24:04
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    #853: Peak Sand13 July 2018
    18:27
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    #427: LeBron James Is Still Underpaid11 July 2018
    21:43
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    #852: Two Summer Indicators6 July 2018
    21:23
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    #700: Peanuts And Cracker Jack3 July 2018
    24:26
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    #851: The Rest Of The Story Summer 201830 June 2018
    20:21
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    #850: The Fake Review Hunter27 June 2018
    19:19
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    #682: When CEO Pay Exploded22 June 2018
    21:55
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    #849: It Takes Two To Make A Trade War Fight20 June 2018
    23:11
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    #848: The World's Biggest Battery15 June 2018
    21:28
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    #847: Inventing Accidents13 June 2018
    21:40
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    #846: Ungerrymandering Florida9 June 2018
    21:16
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    #660: The T-Rex In My Backyard6 June 2018
    19:48
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    #845: REDMAP2 June 2018
    22:07
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    #844: Nice Game31 May 2018
    16:59
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    #843: Swamp Gravy25 May 2018
    29:27
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    #643: The Taxi King23 May 2018
    20:55
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    #842: Showdown at the WTO18 May 2018
    19:25
  30. 38.
    #696: Class Action16 May 2018
    22:15
  31. 39.
    #841: The Land Of Duty Free11 May 2018
    22:08
  32. 40.
    #840: Fixing Chicken 9 May 2018
    20:10
  33. 41.
    #839: The Indicator Goes To California4 May 2018
    26:52
  34. 42.
    #575: The Fondue Conspiracy2 May 2018
    16:48
  35. 43.
    #838: A Series of Mysterious Packages27 April 2018
    17:31
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    #640: The Bottom Of The Well25 April 2018
    22:21
  37. 45.
    #837: The Belt, The Road And The Money21 April 2018
    22:08
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    #836: The Rational Madness Of The Used Car Salesman 19 April 2018
    17:04
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    #835: Tariffied13 April 2018
    20:38
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    #661: The Less Deadly Catch 11 April 2018
    18:03
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    #834: NDA Tell-All7 April 2018
    21:10
  42. 50.
    #685: Larry vs. The IRS 4 April 2018
    20:23
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    #833: Worst. Tariffs. Ever.30 March 2018
    20:59
  44. 52.
    #832: Mulvaney Vs The CFPB28 March 2018
    21:41
  45. 53.
    #671: An Insider Trader Tells All23 March 2018
    19:33
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    #831: The Golden Rules21 March 2018
    19:29
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    #454: The Lollipop War16 March 2018
    20:26
  48. 56.
    #830: XXX-XX-XXXX14 March 2018
    20:05
  49. 57.
    #829: Rigging The Economy9 March 2018
    19:52
  50. 58.
    #677: The Experiment Experiment 7 March 2018
    22:43
  51. 59.
    #828: You Asked For More2 March 2018
    23:21
  52. 60.
    #827: Three Indicators28 February 2018
    19:15
  53. 61.
    #826: The Vodka Proof23 February 2018
    20:28
  54. 62.
    #545: The Blue Pallet21 February 2018
    16:59
  55. 63.
    #825: Who Started The Wildfire16 February 2018
    19:36
  56. 64.
    #824: Our Valentines14 February 2018
    20:08
  57. 65.
    #823: Planet Monet9 February 2018
    16:45
  58. 66.
    #337: The Secret Document that Transformed China7 February 2018
    17:37
  59. 67.
    #822: The Shortest Super Bowl2 February 2018
    23:31
  60. 68.
    #821: The Other Davos 1 February 2018
    18:17
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    #820: P Is For Phosphorus 26 January 2018
    20:15
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    #819: Tax Me If You Can25 January 2018
    23:27
  63. 71.
    #508: A Bet On The Future Of Humanity19 January 2018
    20:18
  64. 72.
    #818: The Problem Of The Root18 January 2018
    22:18
  65. 73.
    #817: The Gun Man 13 January 2018
    27:20
  66. 74.
    #489: The Invisible Plumbing Of Our Economy10 January 2018
    23:27
  67. 75.
    #816: Bitcoin Losers5 January 2018
    22:16
  68. 76.
    #273: When The U.S. Paid Off The Entire National Debt3 January 2018
    20:35
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    #815: The Rest of the Story 201729 December 2017
    20:20
  70. 78.
    #544: The M&M Anomaly27 December 2017
    13:20
  71. 79.
    BONUS INDICATOR: How Airfare Is Changing25 December 2017
    6:30
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    #814: The Tax Plan Is Huge22 December 2017
    23:20
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    #670: The Santa Suit 20 December 2017
    17:45
  74. 82.
    BONUS INDICATOR: Forget Neutrality18 December 2017
    7:53
  75. 83.
    #813: The Produce Show16 December 2017
    24:43
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    #812: High Rise, Low Returns13 December 2017
    26:41
  77. 85.
    BONUS: The Indicator, From Planet Money11 December 2017
    8:05
  78. 86.
    SPACE 4: 3 2 19 December 2017
    25:08
  79. 87.
    SPACE 3: Rocket Shopping7 December 2017
    22:49
  80. 88.
    SPACE 2: Wait, Why Are We Going To Space? 1 December 2017
    23:03
  81. 89.
    SPACE 1: We're Going To Space30 November 2017
    26:44
  82. 90.
    #807: Anatomy of a Hustle 24 November 2017
    21:02
  83. 91.
    #665: The Free Food Market22 November 2017
    17:49
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    #806: Walmart's Pickle17 November 2017
    18:42
  85. 93.
    #805: War And Peace And Cows15 November 2017
    18:53
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    #672: Bagging the Birkin 10 November 2017
    17:15
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    #804: Your Cell Phone's A Snitch8 November 2017
    21:06
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    #369: If Teens Ran the Fed 3 November 2017
    16:09
  89. 97.
    #803: Nudge, Nudge, Nobel1 November 2017
    18:35
  90. 98.
    #802: The Hotel at the Center of the World28 October 2017
    20:40
  91. 99.
    #579: Is the NCAA An Illegal Cartel? 25 October 2017
    19:22
  92. 100.
    #801: The Death Show 20 October 2017
    16:16
  93. 101.
    #581: Free Money18 October 2017
    15:43
  94. 102.
    #800: North Korea's Capitalists 14 October 2017
    23:53
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    #799: Corporate! Income! Tax!11 October 2017
    17:36
  96. 104.
    #798: Bad Credit Bureau7 October 2017
    18:52
  97. 105.
    #648: The Benefits of Bankruptcy 4 October 2017
    21:20
  98. 106.
    #797: Flood Money29 September 2017
    19:57
  99. 107.
    #524: Mr Jones' Act27 September 2017
    16:14
  100. 108.
    #796: The Basic Income Experiment22 September 2017
    26:28
  101. 109.
    #795: Is Record Breaking Broken?20 September 2017
    22:47
  102. 110.
    #794: How To Make It In The Music Business15 September 2017
    20:55
  103. 111.
    #647: Hard Work Is Irrelevant13 September 2017
    21:06
  104. 112.
    #793: This Week in Time Bombs9 September 2017
    22:59
  105. 113.
    #628: This Ad's For You6 September 2017
    24:57
  106. 114.
    #792: The Ransom Problem2 September 2017
    19:56
  107. 115.
    #791: Tips From Spies30 August 2017
    16:02
  108. 116.
    #790: Rough Translation in Ukraine25 August 2017
    28:49
  109. 117.
    #652: The Hydrox Resurrection23 August 2017
    19:17
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    #789: Robocall Invasion18 August 2017
    17:56
  111. 119.
    #653: The Anti-Store16 August 2017
    15:06
  112. 120.
    #788: Robert And Kenny Go To The Fair11 August 2017
    23:19
  113. 121.
    #399: Can You Patent a Steak?9 August 2017
    19:46
  114. 122.
    #787: Google Is Big. Is That Bad?4 August 2017
    16:26
  115. 123.
    #471: The Eddie Murphy Rule2 August 2017
    26:20
  116. 124.
    #786: Rest of the Story 2017, Vol. 128 July 2017
    22:58
  117. 125.
    #629: Buy Low, Sell Prime26 July 2017
    14:59
  118. 126.
    #785: The Starbury21 July 2017
    23:10
  119. 127.
    #594: Board Games19 July 2017
    20:34
  120. 128.
    #784: Meeting The Russians14 July 2017
    19:44
  121. 129.
    #783: New Jersey Bails Out12 July 2017
    18:44
  122. 130.
    #782: Budget Time7 July 2017
    15:29
  123. 131.
    #586: How Stuff Gets Cheaper5 July 2017
    14:29
  124. 132.
    #781: The Money Fixers30 June 2017
    17:26
  125. 133.
    #286: Libertarian Summer Camp28 June 2017
    26:30
  126. 134.
    #780: On Second Thought23 June 2017
    23:22
  127. 135.
    #779: Shrimp Fight Club21 June 2017
    23:48
  128. 136.
    #778: What the Falcon's Up With Qatar?16 June 2017
    18:40
  129. 137.
    #610: The Prisoner's Solution14 June 2017
    18:25
  130. 138.
    #777: Free Love, Free Market10 June 2017
    21:59
  131. 139.
    #776: Here We Grow Again7 June 2017
    19:35
  132. 140.
    #775: The Pigweed Killer3 June 2017
    24:00
  133. 141.
    #599: The Invisible Wall31 May 2017
    18:52
  134. 142.
    #774: Unspeakable Trademark26 May 2017
    21:15
  135. 143.
    #773: Slot Flaws Scofflaws24 May 2017
    22:29
  136. 144.
    #772: Small Change19 May 2017
    21:19
  137. 145.
    #606: Spreadsheets!17 May 2017
    20:26
  138. 146.
    #771: When India's Cash Disappeared, Part Two12 May 2017
    20:57
  139. 147.
    #770: When India's Cash Disappeared, Part One11 May 2017
    24:02
  140. 148.
    #769: Speed Dating For Economists5 May 2017
    24:05
  141. 149.
    #768: A Chat With Ben Bernanke3 May 2017
    18:38
  142. 150.
    #553: The Dollar At The Center Of The World28 April 2017
    21:15
  143. 151.
    #767: Georgetown, Louisiana, Part Two27 April 2017
    30:56
  144. 152.
    #766: Georgetown, Louisiana, Part One21 April 2017
    25:19
  145. 153.
    #765: The Holiday Industrial Complex18 April 2017
    19:16
  146. 154.
    #381: When Business Loves Regulation14 April 2017
    15:04
  147. 155.
    #764: Pub In A Box12 April 2017
    17:40
  148. 156.
    #763: BOTUS7 April 2017
    19:15
  149. 157.
    #531: The Tough, The Sweet, The Nosy5 April 2017
    22:38
  150. 158.
    #762: The Fine Print31 March 2017
    19:53
  151. 159.
    #650: The Business Genius Behind Get Out29 March 2017
    26:21
  152. 160.
    #761: The Bank War25 March 2017
    21:14
  153. 161.
    #760: Tax Hero23 March 2017
    23:16
  154. 162.
    #759: What's It Worth To You?17 March 2017
    19:12
  155. 163.
    #522: The Invention Of 'The Economy'15 March 2017
    17:40
  156. 164.
    #758: Can Trump Take The Money?11 March 2017
    21:20
  157. 165.
    #596: Hacking The iPhone For Fun, Profit, And Maybe Espionage9 March 2017
    19:32
  158. 166.
    #757: Strong Feelings About Dodd-Frank4 March 2017
    25:30
  159. 167.
    #513: Dear Economist, I Need A Date1 March 2017
    23:34
  160. 168.
    #756: The Bees Go To California25 February 2017
    23:15
  161. 169.
    #654: When The Boats Arrive22 February 2017
    16:05
  162. 170.
    #755: The Phone At The End Of The World18 February 2017
    19:43
  163. 171.
    #754: I'm So Happy For You!14 February 2017
    21:14
  164. 172.
    #753: Blockchain Gang11 February 2017
    22:36
  165. 173.
    #436: If Economists Controlled The Borders8 February 2017
    19:55
  166. 174.
    #752: Eagles vs. Chickens4 February 2017
    17:48
  167. 175.
    #751: The Thing About That Border Tax2 February 2017
    20:14
  168. 176.
    #750: Retraining Day28 January 2017
    20:03
  169. 177.
    #632: The Chicken Tax25 January 2017
    17:14
  170. 178.
    #749: Professor Blackjack20 January 2017
    19:25
  171. 179.
    #748: Undoing Obama19 January 2017
    23:48
  172. 180.
    #747: The Man Who Sued Iran13 January 2017
    25:59
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    #577: The Kansas Experiment12 January 2017
    21:37
  174. 182.
    #746: Wall Street Goes To Vegas6 January 2017
    21:06
  175. 183.
    #443: Don't Believe The Hype5 January 2017
    18:01
  176. 184.
    #745: The Rest Of The Story, 2016 Edition30 December 2016
    19:05
  177. 185.
    #744: The Last Bank Bailout27 December 2016
    17:15
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    587: Jubilee! (?)23 December 2016
    20:19
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    #743: 50 Ways to Leave Your Union21 December 2016
    17:20
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    #742: Making Bank17 December 2016
    13:21
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    #592: Bell Wars14 December 2016
    19:49
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    #741: Amy and Steve vs. Facebook10 December 2016
    18:29
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    #740: Burnout8 December 2016
    19:45
  184. 192.
    #739: Finding The Fake-News King3 December 2016
    19:05
  185. 193.
    #534: The History Of Light30 November 2016
    20:48
  186. 194.
    #738: Russian Cowboys25 November 2016
    18:35
  187. 195.
    #737: 17 Deals In 17 Minutes23 November 2016
    22:35
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    #736: Messy Nobel18 November 2016
    25:39
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    #574: The Buffalo Talk-Off16 November 2016
    18:49
  190. 198.
    #735: President Trump12 November 2016
    24:57
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    #734: The Trump Indicators10 November 2016
    13:35
  192. 200.
    #733: A Trunk Full of Truffles5 November 2016
    22:03

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