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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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    • 4.7 • 2.4K Ratings

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.

    Before The Shot In The Arm

    Before The Shot In The Arm

    Inventing a vaccine for COVID-19 was hard, but getting billions of doses to billions of people is going to be even harder. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

    • 24 min
    Hot Dog Hail Mary (Classic)

    Hot Dog Hail Mary (Classic)

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

    • 20 min
    Swamp Gravy (UPDATE)

    Swamp Gravy (UPDATE)

    Colquitt, Georgia, was struggling. And then musical theater came along. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

    • 30 min
    All Your Genes Are Belong To Us

    All Your Genes Are Belong To Us

    Who owns your genes, anyway? For a while, Big Biotech patented 20% of the human genome. Then a lawyer took them to the Supreme Court. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

    • 24 min
    Trade Show (UPDATE)

    Trade Show (UPDATE)

    It's been a rough four years for free trade. Today on the show, we present 244 years of trade in 22 minutes. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

    • 21 min
    Biden Time

    Biden Time

    Four things Joe Biden can do as president — even if the Democrats don't control Congress. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.4K Ratings

2.4K Ratings

VeganGorl ,

Awesome possum

Love this podcast, would love more international stories related to money and business as well. Love from montreal xx
Ps: read a comment about how some of ur episodes were biased against trump. I havent listened to ep 30 (so idk if this claim is true or what it was about) and i dont agree with trump but (if this is a valid claim made by another listener) i agree that trump deserves to be given credit for the things he did right; this podcast should be about presenting the truth, and to let us decide whats right or wrong. Right or wrong sometimes comes down to perspective and i would appreciate being given more perspectives rather than a simplified story that just antagonizes someone unfairly (again, dunno if thats what yall did, just general input ab what kind of media i would like to see) :) fanks

Declan Sander ,

Love the podcast

This podcast has such interesting topics and stories. Love the hosts and their unique personalities as-well. I watched 300 episodes in one week by listening at double speed. Can’t get enough!

Future generations ,

Biased and very opinionated

Oct 30th episode tone is gross. Id hope an education based podcast would tone down its biases. All praise for Biden and no positive review of trumps goals.
Yuck

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