• Episode 499: Richard Nixon, Kimchi And The First Clothing Factory In Bangladesh MP3

    "We asked ourselves, 'What the hell do we want?'" Answer: "We need employment. We need dollars."» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • Episode 469: Rhino Horns And Clean Water MP3

    On today's show: Two stories from Kenya.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

    28.06.2013

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  • Economists Have A One-Page Solution To Climate Change MP3

    Tax fossil fuels in proportion to the amount of carbon they release. That's it; that's the whole plan.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • Kid Rock Takes On The Scalpers MP3

    Kid Rock says he's "tired of seeing the old rich guy in the front row with the hot girlfriend." For his latest tour, he's got a plan to get more of his tickets into the hands of true fans.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • Episode 468: Kid Rock Vs. The Scalpers MP3

    On today's show, we talk to Kid Rock about how he's trying to cut scalpers out of the business — and still sell cheap tickets to his shows.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • Episode 467: Tires, Taxes And The Grizz MP3

    How a celebrated attempt to help one group of people ended quietly hurting a much larger group.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

    21.06.2013

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  • Three Ways Brush Factories Are Surviving In America MP3

    The cheapest place to make brushes these days is China. But there are still people pressing bristles into brushes in a factory in the Bronx, and in small plants across the country.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • A Surprising Barrier To Clean Water: Human Nature MP3

    Getting clean water to people in the developing world isn't just an engineering problem.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • Episode 466: DIY Finance MP3

    Mike Smith has thousands of dollars stashed around his house in different accounts. Tamara Bullock is part of an informal savings club. Miguel Rada has a whole bank in his pocket — he takes deposits from some people and lends to others.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • When People Make Their Own Banks MP3

    When People Make Their Own Banks by Marianne McCune June 14, 2013 2:51 PM Listen to the Story All Things Considered 4 min 36 sec Playlist Download Transcript   Enlarge image i Harlem funeral directors Tamara Bullock and Patricia Hamilton are going to spend their next savings-club payout on a sky-diving trip (unless Bullock can get out of it...

    14.06.2013

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  • Why More People Are Renting Tires MP3

    Why More People Are Renting Tires by Zoe Chace June 14, 2013 3:19 AM Listen to the Story Morning Edition 4 min 11 sec Playlist Download Transcript   "Oh, I checked every place in town, and they were outrageous," says Shannon Kelly. "It would be anywhere from $4[00] to $500, and I just don't have that right now." Kelly had just walked into Rent N Roll, a rent-...

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  • Episode 465: Myanmar Opens Up MP3

    On today's show, we meet two businessmen in Yangon. One is launching a startup. The other works for Coca-Cola — which is going back into Myanmar after a 60-year absence.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • Episode 464: When A Poor Country Gets A Lot Richer* MP3

    *Note: The country is only getting richer on paper, but that change may make a difference in the real world.*» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • How To Sell Coke To People Who Have Never Had A Sip MP3

    Coca-Cola is returning to Myanmar after 60 years. They'd been kept out of the country by international sanctions. This week they officially opened their new plant outside of Yangon.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • How One Patent Could Take Down One Comedian MP3

    The popular comedian Marc Maron, who works out of his garage in California, faces off with a patent holder who claims to have invented podcasting.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

    05.06.2013

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  • Episode 463: How To Get A Country To Trust Its Banks MP3

    On today's show, how do you get a country to join the world economy when the people there don't even trust their own banks.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

    04.06.2013

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  • When Patents Attack ... Part Two! MP3

    When Patents Attack ... Part Two! June 04, 201310:00 AM Listen to the Story All Things Considered 12 min 24 sec Playlist Download Transcript   This story from Planet Money's Alex Blumberg and NPR's Laura Sydell aired this weekend on This American Life. A shorter version of the piece is also airing today on All Things Considered. Here's the story. Two years ag...

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  • Episode 462: When Patents Hit the Podcast MP3

    Jim Logan did not create the technology to podcast. He himself is not a modern-day podcaster. But he claims to have the patent on podcasting. On today's show, he says all the people out there podcasting today, owe him money.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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  • How Recalculating GDP Can Help App Designers In Nigeria MP3

    How Recalculating GDP Can Help App Designers In Nigeria by Marianne McCune May 31, 2013 5:00 AM Listen to the Story Morning Edition 4 min 24 sec Playlist Download Transcript   AFP/Getty Images If you're trying to grow a business in Nigeria and you want investors, you want Nigeria's economy to look as big as possible. Bayo Puddicombe and Zubair Abubakar o...

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  • Episode 461: Lawyers, Guns And Money MP3

    Episode 461: Lawyers, Guns And Money by Caitlin Kenney May 28, 2013 7:55 PM Listen 15 min 26 sec Playlist Download Transcript   On today's show: Three short stories from the far flung shores of New Zealand, Ireland and New Jersey. First up, it's no secret that some Americans hide money offshore to avoid paying U.S. taxes. Over the past decade, some 39,000 people have c...

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