Planet Money

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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. 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. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.

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#468: Kid Rock Vs. The Scalpers

2018-11-28 16:52:00

We talk to Kid Rock about how he tried to cut scalpers out of the business — and still sell cheap tickets to his shows.



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#468: Kid Rock Vs. The Scalpers

2018-11-28 16:52:00

We talk to Kid Rock about how he tried to cut scalpers out of the business — and still sell cheap tickets to his shows.



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VIDEO: The Price Of Coke Stayed The Same For 70 Years — Why?

2018-11-26 14:13:00

For 70 years, a Coca-Cola cost a nickel. The price didn't change. How is that even possible? You can also watch the video here: https://youtu.be/Bcz0BJGEVUY



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#878: Mugshots For Sale

2018-11-23 09:31:19

We go deep inside the market for online mugshots. Is it extortion? Or is it a First Amendment right?



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#878: Mugshots For Sale

2018-11-23 09:31:00

We go deep inside the market for online mugshots. Is it extortion? Or is it a First Amendment right?



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#877: The Laws of The Office

2018-11-21 13:00:00

You get what you measure. Work expands to fill the time allotted. Who comes up with this stuff? And is it true?



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#877: The Laws of The Office

2018-11-21 13:00:00

You get what you measure. Work expands to fill the time allotted. Who comes up with this stuff? And is it true?



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VIDEO: Put A Chip On It

2018-11-19 13:32:00

A quick history of slow credit cards. This video also available here: https://youtu.be/2IksSNiEo2g



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#699: Kansas City Vs. Kansas City

2018-11-16 21:07:00

A bunch of you asked why so many cities threw billions in tax breaks at Amazon. It reminded us of an episode we did in 2016.



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#699: Kansas City Vs. Kansas City

2018-11-16 21:07:00

A bunch of you asked why so many cities threw billions in tax breaks at Amazon. It reminded us of an episode we did in 2016.