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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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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.

Got money on your mind? Try Planet Money+ — a new way to support the show you love, get a sponsor-free feed of the podcast, *and* get access to bonus content. A subscription also gets you access to The Indicator and Planet Money Summer School, both without ads. Learn more at plus.npr.org/planetmoney.

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    Suitcases, secret lists, and Citizens United

    Suitcases, secret lists, and Citizens United

    On today's show: the Watergate scandal you haven't heard about – that led directly to Citizens United and multi-billion dollar elections. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

    • 26 min
    When Subaru came out (Classic)

    When Subaru came out (Classic)

    In the early 90s, Subaru was struggling to stand out in a crowded automobile market. In their greatest time of need, they turned to an unlikely ally: lesbians | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

    • 19 min
    When Subaru came out (Classic)

    When Subaru came out (Classic)

    In the early 90s, Subaru was struggling to stand out in a crowded automobile market. In their greatest time of need, they turned to an unlikely ally: lesbians | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

    Behind The Newsletter: Post-Pandemic Cities (Planet Money+)

    Behind The Newsletter: Post-Pandemic Cities (Planet Money+)

    Help support Planet Money and the reporting we do by subscribing to Planet Money +.

    This episode, Greg Rosalsky and Mary Childs share an interview Greg recorded for Planet Money's newsletter with Ed Glaeser of Harvard University. Glaeser is the co-author of Survival Of The City: Living And Thriving In An Age Of Isolation.

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    Recession referees

    Recession referees

    Whenever the economic data start to look rough, we're forced to confront a familiar question: Are we in a recession, or about to be? But there are actually only eight opinions in the country that officially matter. Today on the show, we meet the committee that calls recessions. | Subscribe to Planet Money+ in Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org/planetmoney.

    • 23 min
    Introducing Subscriber-Only Bonus Audio

    Introducing Subscriber-Only Bonus Audio

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Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
27.7K Ratings

27.7K Ratings

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