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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Rest of the Story, Pandemic Edition


Rest of the Story, Pandemic Edition We check in on the people we've met and stories we've covered since this whole thing started. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.


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 2020-07-24  25m
 
 

SUMMER SCHOOL 3: Profit & Cocaine


In our third class, we take all that we've learned about decisions and markets and bring it to a former drug kingpin. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.


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 2020-07-23  27m
 
 

BONUS: The Kerner Commission


In 1967, President Johnson created a commission to investigate racial unrest in America. But, the answer they came up with was not the answer he was hoping for. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.


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 2020-07-20  26m
 
 

Getting Out Of Prison Sooner


Shortening prison sentences might be about morals, but it's definitely about money. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.


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 2020-07-18  27m
 
 

episode 1015: SUMMER SCHOOL 2: Markets & Pickles


In our second class, we meet our old friends supply and demand and do graphs using only the power of the human voice. Then, we show you how markets can be created anywhere by telling the story of a food bank that had too many pickles and not enough pancake syrup. It's economics to the rescue. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.


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 2020-07-16  31m
 
 

episode 1014: Hollywood's Black List


In 2005, an anonymous list of the best unmade scripts in Hollywood shook up the movie biz. This episode: how a math-loving, movie nerd solved Hollywood's script problem. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.


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 2020-07-10  24m
 
 

episode 1013: SUMMER SCHOOL 1: Choices & Dating


First lesson: Economics is not about money. It's a lens of great power and beauty. In this episode, we meet our teachers and learn the first four fundamental concepts of economic thinking, and watch them applied to things like dating and hailing a cab. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.


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 2020-07-08  32m
 
 

Planet Money Summer School


Planet Money Summer School is a crash course in economics for your ears.


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 2020-07-06  2m
 
 

episode 713: Reparations For Police Brutality (UPDATE)


For years, some Chicago police officers tortured suspects. Survivors fought for reparations — and got them. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.


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 2020-07-04  31m
 
 

episode 1012: Inflation, Deflation


After decades of relative stability, prices in the US may be about to go through the roof — or the floor. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.


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 2020-07-02  24m