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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.

  1. 1.
    #699: Kansas City Vs. Kansas City11/17/2018
    22:08
  2. 2.
    #876: Patent Deception 11/15/2018
    28:52
  3. 3.
    #875: Why Did The Cow Cross The Border?11/10/2018
    21:31
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    #874: Hot Dog Hail Mary11/07/2018
    19:48
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    #873: The Seattle Experiment11/02/2018
    22:58
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    #872: The Halloween Tapes10/31/2018
    24:46
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    #871: Blacklisted In China10/26/2018
    20:51
  8. 8.
    #676: The First Lottery & How To Beat The Odds10/23/2018
    23:59
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    #870: Trump vs. Red Tape10/19/2018
    20:57
  2. 10.
    #453: What Causes What?10/17/2018
    19:30
  3. 11.
    #869: The Student Loan Whistleblower10/12/2018
    20:49
  4. 12.
    #534: The History of Light (Nobel Edition) 10/08/2018
    21:52
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    #868: Moneyland10/05/2018
    21:32
  6. 14.
    #680: Anatomy Of A Scam10/03/2018
    23:05
  7. 15.
    #867: Special Report: Asylum Crackdown09/29/2018
    34:56
  8. 16.
    #866: Modern Monetary Theory09/27/2018
    22:49
  9. 17.
    #865: Tweak This09/21/2018
    18:12
  10. 18.
    #657: The Tale Of The Onion King09/19/2018
    16:35
  11. 19.
    #864: The Central (Bankers') Question09/15/2018
    21:50
  12. 20.
    For Our 10th Anniversary, Episode #109/12/2018
    28:57
  13. 21.
    #863: The 13th Hole09/08/2018
    20:33
  14. 22.
    #729: When Subaru Came Out09/05/2018
    20:02
  15. 23.
    #862: Big Government Cheese08/31/2018
    23:02
  16. 24.
    #783: New Jersey Bails Out08/29/2018
    20:42
  17. 25.
    #861: Food Scare Squad08/24/2018
    22:14
  18. 26.
    #444: New Jersey Wine08/22/2018
    20:37
  19. 27.
    #860: The World's Longest Yard Sale08/17/2018
    25:53
  20. 28.
    #613: Trash!08/15/2018
    15:57
  21. 29.
    #859: You Asked For Even More08/10/2018
    20:10
  22. 30.
    #704: Open Office08/08/2018
    18:37
  23. 31.
    #858: Venezuela's Fugitive Money Traders08/03/2018
    18:26
  24. 32.
    #857: The Postal Illuminati08/01/2018
    21:37
  25. 33.
    #856: Yes In My Backyard07/27/2018
    19:38
  26. 34.
    #855: The Poop Cartel07/25/2018
    23:47
  27. 35.
    #854: The New Socialists07/20/2018
    15:37
  28. 36.
    #472: The One-Page Plan To Fix Global Warming Revisited07/18/2018
    24:04
  29. 37.
    #853: Peak Sand07/13/2018
    18:27
  30. 38.
    #427: LeBron James Is Still Underpaid07/11/2018
    21:43
  31. 39.
    #852: Two Summer Indicators07/06/2018
    21:23
  32. 40.
    #700: Peanuts And Cracker Jack07/03/2018
    24:26
  33. 41.
    #851: The Rest Of The Story Summer 201806/30/2018
    20:21
  34. 42.
    #850: The Fake Review Hunter06/27/2018
    19:19
  35. 43.
    #682: When CEO Pay Exploded06/22/2018
    21:55
  36. 44.
    #849: It Takes Two To Make A Trade War Fight06/20/2018
    23:11
  37. 45.
    #848: The World's Biggest Battery06/15/2018
    21:28
  38. 46.
    #847: Inventing Accidents06/13/2018
    21:40
  39. 47.
    #846: Ungerrymandering Florida06/09/2018
    21:16
  40. 48.
    #660: The T-Rex In My Backyard06/06/2018
    19:48
  41. 49.
    #845: REDMAP06/02/2018
    22:07
  42. 50.
    #844: Nice Game05/31/2018
    16:59
  43. 51.
    #843: Swamp Gravy05/25/2018
    29:27
  44. 52.
    #643: The Taxi King05/23/2018
    20:55
  45. 53.
    #842: Showdown at the WTO05/18/2018
    19:25
  46. 54.
    #696: Class Action05/16/2018
    22:15
  47. 55.
    #841: The Land Of Duty Free05/11/2018
    22:08
  48. 56.
    #840: Fixing Chicken 05/09/2018
    20:10
  49. 57.
    #839: The Indicator Goes To California05/04/2018
    26:52
  50. 58.
    #575: The Fondue Conspiracy05/02/2018
    16:48
  51. 59.
    #838: A Series of Mysterious Packages04/27/2018
    17:31
  52. 60.
    #640: The Bottom Of The Well04/25/2018
    22:21
  53. 61.
    #837: The Belt, The Road And The Money04/21/2018
    22:08
  54. 62.
    #836: The Rational Madness Of The Used Car Salesman 04/19/2018
    17:04
  55. 63.
    #835: Tariffied04/13/2018
    20:38
  56. 64.
    #661: The Less Deadly Catch 04/11/2018
    18:03
  57. 65.
    #834: NDA Tell-All04/07/2018
    21:10
  58. 66.
    #685: Larry vs. The IRS 04/04/2018
    20:23
  59. 67.
    #833: Worst. Tariffs. Ever.03/30/2018
    20:59
  60. 68.
    #832: Mulvaney Vs The CFPB03/28/2018
    21:41
  61. 69.
    #671: An Insider Trader Tells All03/23/2018
    19:33
  62. 70.
    #831: The Golden Rules03/21/2018
    19:29
  63. 71.
    #454: The Lollipop War03/16/2018
    20:26
  64. 72.
    #830: XXX-XX-XXXX03/14/2018
    20:05
  65. 73.
    #829: Rigging The Economy03/09/2018
    19:52
  66. 74.
    #677: The Experiment Experiment 03/07/2018
    22:43
  67. 75.
    #828: You Asked For More03/02/2018
    23:21
  68. 76.
    #827: Three Indicators02/28/2018
    19:15
  69. 77.
    #826: The Vodka Proof02/23/2018
    20:28
  70. 78.
    #545: The Blue Pallet02/21/2018
    16:59
  71. 79.
    #825: Who Started The Wildfire02/16/2018
    19:36
  72. 80.
    #824: Our Valentines02/14/2018
    20:08
  73. 81.
    #823: Planet Monet02/09/2018
    16:45
  74. 82.
    #337: The Secret Document that Transformed China02/07/2018
    17:37
  75. 83.
    #822: The Shortest Super Bowl02/02/2018
    23:31
  76. 84.
    #821: The Other Davos 02/01/2018
    18:17
  77. 85.
    #820: P Is For Phosphorus 01/26/2018
    20:15
  78. 86.
    #819: Tax Me If You Can01/25/2018
    23:27
  79. 87.
    #508: A Bet On The Future Of Humanity01/19/2018
    20:18
  80. 88.
    #818: The Problem Of The Root01/18/2018
    22:18
  81. 89.
    #817: The Gun Man 01/13/2018
    27:20
  82. 90.
    #489: The Invisible Plumbing Of Our Economy01/10/2018
    23:27
  83. 91.
    #816: Bitcoin Losers01/05/2018
    22:16
  84. 92.
    #273: When The U.S. Paid Off The Entire National Debt01/03/2018
    20:35
  85. 93.
    #815: The Rest of the Story 201712/29/2017
    20:20
  86. 94.
    #544: The M&M Anomaly12/27/2017
    13:20
  87. 95.
    BONUS INDICATOR: How Airfare Is Changing12/25/2017
    6:30
  88. 96.
    #814: The Tax Plan Is Huge12/22/2017
    23:20
  89. 97.
    #670: The Santa Suit 12/20/2017
    17:45
  90. 98.
    BONUS INDICATOR: Forget Neutrality12/18/2017
    7:53
  91. 99.
    #813: The Produce Show12/16/2017
    24:43
  92. 100.
    #812: High Rise, Low Returns12/13/2017
    26:41
  93. 101.
    BONUS: The Indicator, From Planet Money12/11/2017
    8:05
  94. 102.
    SPACE 4: 3 2 112/09/2017
    25:08
  95. 103.
    SPACE 3: Rocket Shopping12/07/2017
    22:49
  96. 104.
    SPACE 2: Wait, Why Are We Going To Space? 12/01/2017
    23:03
  97. 105.
    SPACE 1: We're Going To Space11/30/2017
    26:44
  98. 106.
    #807: Anatomy of a Hustle 11/24/2017
    21:02
  99. 107.
    #665: The Free Food Market11/22/2017
    17:49
  100. 108.
    #806: Walmart's Pickle11/17/2017
    18:42
  101. 109.
    #805: War And Peace And Cows11/15/2017
    18:53
  102. 110.
    #672: Bagging the Birkin 11/10/2017
    17:15
  103. 111.
    #804: Your Cell Phone's A Snitch11/08/2017
    21:06
  104. 112.
    #369: If Teens Ran the Fed 11/03/2017
    16:09
  105. 113.
    #803: Nudge, Nudge, Nobel11/01/2017
    18:35
  106. 114.
    #802: The Hotel at the Center of the World10/28/2017
    20:40
  107. 115.
    #579: Is the NCAA An Illegal Cartel? 10/25/2017
    19:22
  108. 116.
    #801: The Death Show 10/20/2017
    16:16
  109. 117.
    #581: Free Money10/18/2017
    15:43
  110. 118.
    #800: North Korea's Capitalists 10/14/2017
    23:53
  111. 119.
    #799: Corporate! Income! Tax!10/11/2017
    17:36
  112. 120.
    #798: Bad Credit Bureau10/07/2017
    18:52
  113. 121.
    #648: The Benefits of Bankruptcy 10/04/2017
    21:20
  114. 122.
    #797: Flood Money09/29/2017
    19:57
  115. 123.
    #524: Mr Jones' Act09/27/2017
    16:14
  116. 124.
    #796: The Basic Income Experiment09/22/2017
    26:28
  117. 125.
    #795: Is Record Breaking Broken?09/20/2017
    22:47
  118. 126.
    #794: How To Make It In The Music Business09/15/2017
    20:55
  119. 127.
    #647: Hard Work Is Irrelevant09/13/2017
    21:06
  120. 128.
    #793: This Week in Time Bombs09/09/2017
    22:59
  121. 129.
    #628: This Ad's For You09/06/2017
    24:57
  122. 130.
    #792: The Ransom Problem09/02/2017
    19:56
  123. 131.
    #791: Tips From Spies08/30/2017
    16:02
  124. 132.
    #790: Rough Translation in Ukraine08/25/2017
    28:49
  125. 133.
    #652: The Hydrox Resurrection08/23/2017
    19:17
  126. 134.
    #789: Robocall Invasion08/18/2017
    17:56
  127. 135.
    #653: The Anti-Store08/16/2017
    15:06
  128. 136.
    #788: Robert And Kenny Go To The Fair08/11/2017
    23:19
  129. 137.
    #399: Can You Patent a Steak?08/09/2017
    19:46
  130. 138.
    #787: Google Is Big. Is That Bad?08/04/2017
    16:26
  131. 139.
    #471: The Eddie Murphy Rule08/02/2017
    26:20
  132. 140.
    #786: Rest of the Story 2017, Vol. 107/28/2017
    22:58
  133. 141.
    #629: Buy Low, Sell Prime07/26/2017
    14:59
  134. 142.
    #785: The Starbury07/21/2017
    23:10
  135. 143.
    #594: Board Games07/19/2017
    20:34
  136. 144.
    #784: Meeting The Russians07/14/2017
    19:44
  137. 145.
    #783: New Jersey Bails Out07/12/2017
    18:44
  138. 146.
    #782: Budget Time07/07/2017
    15:29
  139. 147.
    #586: How Stuff Gets Cheaper07/05/2017
    14:29
  140. 148.
    #781: The Money Fixers06/30/2017
    17:26
  141. 149.
    #286: Libertarian Summer Camp06/28/2017
    26:30
  142. 150.
    #780: On Second Thought06/23/2017
    23:22
  143. 151.
    #779: Shrimp Fight Club06/21/2017
    23:48
  144. 152.
    #778: What the Falcon's Up With Qatar?06/16/2017
    18:40
  145. 153.
    #610: The Prisoner's Solution06/14/2017
    18:25
  146. 154.
    #777: Free Love, Free Market06/10/2017
    21:59
  147. 155.
    #776: Here We Grow Again06/07/2017
    19:35
  148. 156.
    #775: The Pigweed Killer06/03/2017
    24:00
  149. 157.
    #599: The Invisible Wall05/31/2017
    18:52
  150. 158.
    #774: Unspeakable Trademark05/26/2017
    21:15
  151. 159.
    #773: Slot Flaws Scofflaws05/24/2017
    22:29
  152. 160.
    #772: Small Change05/19/2017
    21:19
  153. 161.
    #606: Spreadsheets!05/17/2017
    20:26
  154. 162.
    #771: When India's Cash Disappeared, Part Two05/12/2017
    20:57
  155. 163.
    #770: When India's Cash Disappeared, Part One05/11/2017
    24:02
  156. 164.
    #769: Speed Dating For Economists05/05/2017
    24:05
  157. 165.
    #768: A Chat With Ben Bernanke05/03/2017
    18:38
  158. 166.
    #553: The Dollar At The Center Of The World04/28/2017
    21:15
  159. 167.
    #767: Georgetown, Louisiana, Part Two04/27/2017
    30:56
  160. 168.
    #766: Georgetown, Louisiana, Part One04/21/2017
    25:19
  161. 169.
    #765: The Holiday Industrial Complex04/18/2017
    19:16
  162. 170.
    #381: When Business Loves Regulation04/14/2017
    15:04
  163. 171.
    #764: Pub In A Box04/12/2017
    17:40
  164. 172.
    #763: BOTUS04/07/2017
    19:15
  165. 173.
    #531: The Tough, The Sweet, The Nosy04/05/2017
    22:38
  166. 174.
    #762: The Fine Print03/31/2017
    19:53
  167. 175.
    #650: The Business Genius Behind Get Out03/29/2017
    26:21
  168. 176.
    #761: The Bank War03/25/2017
    21:14
  169. 177.
    #760: Tax Hero03/23/2017
    23:16
  170. 178.
    #759: What's It Worth To You?03/17/2017
    19:12
  171. 179.
    #522: The Invention Of 'The Economy'03/15/2017
    17:40
  172. 180.
    #758: Can Trump Take The Money?03/11/2017
    21:20
  173. 181.
    #596: Hacking The iPhone For Fun, Profit, And Maybe Espionage03/09/2017
    19:32
  174. 182.
    #757: Strong Feelings About Dodd-Frank03/04/2017
    25:30
  175. 183.
    #513: Dear Economist, I Need A Date03/01/2017
    23:34
  176. 184.
    #756: The Bees Go To California02/25/2017
    23:15
  177. 185.
    #654: When The Boats Arrive02/22/2017
    16:05
  178. 186.
    #755: The Phone At The End Of The World02/18/2017
    19:43
  179. 187.
    #754: I'm So Happy For You!02/14/2017
    21:14
  180. 188.
    #753: Blockchain Gang02/11/2017
    22:36
  181. 189.
    #436: If Economists Controlled The Borders02/08/2017
    19:55
  182. 190.
    #752: Eagles vs. Chickens02/04/2017
    17:48
  183. 191.
    #751: The Thing About That Border Tax02/02/2017
    20:14
  184. 192.
    #750: Retraining Day01/28/2017
    20:03
  185. 193.
    #632: The Chicken Tax01/25/2017
    17:14
  186. 194.
    #749: Professor Blackjack01/20/2017
    19:25
  187. 195.
    #748: Undoing Obama01/19/2017
    23:48
  188. 196.
    #747: The Man Who Sued Iran01/13/2017
    25:59
  189. 197.
    #577: The Kansas Experiment01/12/2017
    21:37
  190. 198.
    #746: Wall Street Goes To Vegas01/06/2017
    21:06
  191. 199.
    #443: Don't Believe The Hype01/05/2017
    18:01
  192. 200.
    #745: The Rest Of The Story, 2016 Edition12/30/2016
    19:05

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