Planet Money
Planet Money
NPR
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.
Used Car Talk
How supply and demand stalled out the used car industry. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Jun 11
23 min
How Stuff Gets Cheaper (Classic)
In the world of consumer electronics, it pays to be cheap. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Jun 9
15 min
Amateur Hour at the Supreme Court
College athletes are considered amateur players. And amateurs don't make any money. But can they get more education paid for at least? | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Jun 4
22 min
Black Wall Street
100 years ago, Black Wall Street was destroyed. But how was it built? And what does it take to get restitution? | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Jun 2
24 min
One Hack to Fool Them All
How a single hack pried open the networks of giant corporations and the U.S. government itself. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
May 28
21 min
Runaway Recommendation Engine
Recommendation systems have changed how we choose what we want. But are they choosing what we want? | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
May 26
20 min
Big Government Cheese (CLASSIC)
That time the U.S. government accidentally created a cheese surplus so large it had to be stored in a ginormous cave. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
May 21
20 min
Get The Vaccine, Lose The Skinny Jeans
Two stories from our Indicator team about the sometimes-unlikely people who shape what we buy and what we do. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
May 19
20 min
Blood Money
The United States is one of the few countries that lets companies pay people for their blood plasma. Why? | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
May 14
25 min
Hot Cheetos
A janitor walks out of a chip factory with a bag of dustless Cheetos and changes the global snack game forever. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
May 12
27 min
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