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.
A request for dozens of stop signs flummoxes a town and angers a resident. A show about infrastructure, decision making and stop signs.
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Two Indicators: Women And Work
Women start a lot of businesses, but when it comes time for them to grow, many hit a wall, or the women founders end up losing control. Why? We bring you two indicators on women and work from our daily podcast The Indicator. Also, Amanda and Stacey go on a picnic to prove a point. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Afghanistan's Money Problem
Afghanistan's economy changed — almost overnight — after the Taliban retook control of the country | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Flood Money (Classic)
Bill Pennington's house floods a lot: Three times over the course of three years. And every time his house floods, the government pays to help him repair the damage. Is something wrong here? | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
This Is Your Brain On Drug Ads
The U.S. is one of two countries in the world that allows pharmaceutical companies to advertise prescription drugs directly to consumers. Why? And what does that do to us?Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Two Indicators: Water Pressure
It's another extremely dry, hot summer for the American West. Our daily podcast, The Indicator from Planet Money, brings us two stories about the water shortage in the West with economic ideas that may help. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Very informative and provides fun facts.
All racism all gender all the time.
This podcast used to be great. Now it’s all victim hood all the time. Women and minorities don’t have a chance, per this theology, in our world. Yet men and Asians are legally discriminated against. No tears for them, just this theological indoctrination. Paid for by the American tax payers. Only half of adults pay taxes, and those Americans are bashed here.
Again with European answers!
Of course the EU spends more on childcare. But it has less than half our birth rate, and while you argued that led to more women in the workforce, you didn’t share your work. There are many other possible explanations. Moreover, you didn’t even address women ownership/leadership of companies in the EU. I suspect the difference, if any, is not huge.