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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#876: Patent Deception

2018-11-14 20:35:00

How World Patent Marketing stole nearly $26 million. And how the acting attorney general was involved.



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#876: Patent Deception

2018-11-14 20:35:00

How World Patent Marketing stole nearly $26 million. And how the acting attorney general was involved.



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VIDEO: A Grave Promise

2018-11-12 13:24:00

If you die in America, chances are the cemetery is going to promise to maintain your grave forever. Americans take this for granted, but it's a wacky, wild promise that we maybe should not be making. You can also watch this video here: https://youtu.be/xYDYDThuJe4



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#875: Why Did The Cow Cross The Border?

2018-11-09 23:21:00

To take advantage of the surprising benefits provided by an interlocked economic system on the other side.



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#875: Why Did The Cow Cross The Border?

2018-11-09 23:21:00

To take advantage of the surprising benefits provided by an interlocked economic system on the other side.



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#874: Hot Dog Hail Mary

2018-11-07 16:54:00

The Falcons are trying something radical: Making their food cheaper. It could break stadium economics.



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#874: Hot Dog Hail Mary

2018-11-07 16:54:00

The Falcons are trying something radical: Making their food cheaper. It could break stadium economics.



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VIDEO: Inventing Price Tags

2018-11-05 11:09:00

For most of human history, you had to haggle over prices before you could buy something. Then came the idea of the price tag.



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#873: The Seattle Experiment

2018-11-02 16:38:00

Seattle's radical solution to big money in politics: Flood elections with even more money.



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#873: The Seattle Experiment

2018-11-02 16:38:00

Seattle's radical solution to big money in politics: Flood elections with even more money.