Planet Money

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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#974: Michael Milken


Michael Milken created the market for "junk bonds" and built an empire in the process. Then he went to prison. And then, he got pardoned.


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#973: Indicate This


Two stories from The Indicator podcast: The symbiotic relationship between refugees and one Pennsylvania town, and Amazon's weird flex in the gig economy.


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#972: The CryptoQueen


Jamie Bartlett and BBC producer Georgia Catt bring us the story of OneCoin, which promised to revolutionize money, but instead led to one of the world's biggest scams.


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#971: Our Valentines 2020


It's our Valentine's Day episode, full of love, bananas, and financial analysis.


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#970: Raw Milk Deal


A farmer in California built an empire dealing raw milk. And then the Feds showed up.


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#772: Small Change


How fast is the world really changing? The answer has implications for everything from how the next generation will live to whether robots really will take all our jobs.


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#969: The Island No One Owns


In Barbuda, land isn't a thing you buy and sell. It's something you just... have. For free. No paperwork. For real. But the Prime Minister thinks there's been a misunderstanding.


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#968: The Trouble With Table 101


When you go out to eat, you're paying for food, but you're also paying rent for the table. In this episode, one restaurateur tries to turn his worst real estate into his best.


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#967: Escheat Show


We visit a little-known "lost and found" to find out how your money gets in there, and how you can get it back.


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#966: The Rise Of Putin


President Vladimir Putin recently proposed changes to the Russian Constitution in an attempt to consolidate power. Throughline asks, "How did he come to power in the first place?"


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