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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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Charlie Shrem's odyssey in and out of prison is a parable for everything that has happened with bitcoin during its first years: from idealists to outlaws to respectable citizens.
#753: Blockchain Gang, NPR
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Planet Money takes a gamble on three stories about bets gone... every which way.
#941: Three Bets , NPR
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Interest rates are low and getting lower. Some are even negative. Which means we live in a weird world, where people are lending out money and getting back less.
#940: Interest Rates... Why So Negative? , NPR
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One of the most dramatic things to happen in economics in the last few years was when India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to suddenly "demonetize" the country.
#770: When India's Cash Disappeared , NPR
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Who is the average American? Bad question. You end up with a clumpy amalgamation of qualities. If you want to know how real people are living, you want the Modal American.
#936: The Modal American, NPR
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Solar energy used to be a fantasy. Then it arrived, but was too expensive for most people to afford. Now it's cheap. Here's how it happened.
#616: How Solar Got Cheap, NPR
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Counting elephants is key to saving them. But in the rainforest, they're hard to spot. One scientist is listening for them instead, with the help of artificial intelligence.
#932: Deep Learning With The Elephants, NPR
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Felipe was an IT professional looking for a new gig. Then a notorious con artist offered him a job. Felipe took the job — and tried to con the con man.
#931: The IT Guy Vs. The Con Artist, NPR
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Scientists have been studying twins for a long time, trying to figure out how much of human behavior is influenced by the environment, and how much of it is in our genes.
#930: Twins, NPR
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We shorted America, taking a bet against its entire stock market. Today, we find out the results, and revisit the very first person to short a stock back in the 17th century.
#598: That Time We Shorted America, Part Two, NPR
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Today on the show, we ignore the advice of some very smart people and bet against something people love.
#597: That Time We Shorted America, Part One, NPR
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Elizabeth Warren wants to tackle inequality by taxing the wealth of the mega-rich ($50-million-or-more rich). Wealth taxes failed in Europe. Can they work in the U.S.?
#929: Could A Wealth Tax Work?, NPR
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The Hong Kong protests tap into a complex history between China and the West. It's a story of isolationism, opium wars, and the rise of capitalism.
#928: Hong Kong, NPR
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One state, two very different stories: Why Huntington Beach won't build new homes during a housing shortage, and what private firefighters say about their industry and inequality.
#927: The Indicator In The House, NPR
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Recycling in America is on life support. Some towns aren't even picking it up anymore. And it might be a good thing for the planet.
#926: So, Should We Recycle?, NPR
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In 1987, an Alabama man made a deal with the mob. He ended up with 3,186 tons of trash no landfill would take. It was the accidental birth of recycling in the U.S.
#925: A Mob Boss, A Garbage Boat and Why We Recycle, NPR
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The Chinese government is using face recognition, DNA samples and more to track the Uighur population. Americans — some unknowingly — have helped build this surveillance state.
#924: Stuck In China's Panopticon, NPR
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Picture an organic farm, with thousands of free-range chickens roaming on open land. Now picture it from the vantage of a soaring bald eagle. It's an all-you-can-eat buffet.
#752: Eagles vs. Chickens, NPR
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Teachers made a deal with the Department of Education. They kept their end of the bargain. Why didn't the government?
#923: Good Teachers, Bad Deal, NPR
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Accidentally sending $1,500 to a stranger on Venmo reveals just how hard it is to get your money back in the new economy.
#922: The Cost of Getting Your Money Back , NPR
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