Dec 6, 2013 — On today's show, the Planet Money T-shirts arrive at the Port of Miami. But they're not quite here yet.
Dec 2, 2013 — The U.S. exports a billion pounds of used clothes every year. Much of that winds up in used clothing markets in sub-Saharan Africa.
Dec 2, 2013 — The business that transformed the nation is the product of an obscure but hugely influential trade deal — and a cultural struggle over Korean food.
Dec 2, 2013 — Colombia's economy has been growing, and wages have been rising. That's good for the country as a whole, but it may wind up driving away the T-shirt industry.
Dec 2, 2013 — The rise of factory jobs in Bangladesh has brought profound cultural changes to the country — and to the lives of two sisters who made the Planet Money T-shirt.
Nov 27, 2013 — "We asked ourselves, 'What the hell do we want?'" Answer: "We need employment. We need dollars."
Nov 22, 2013 — In the latest installment of our T-shirt series, we move from Bangladesh to Colombia — and we see an entirely different world.
Nov 20, 2013 — On today's show: the lives of two sisters and the rise of the garment industry in Bangladesh.
Nov 15, 2013 — The people running the most populous nation on earth just made it easier for their citizens to have more children. Why this was, as much as anything, an economic decision.
Nov 8, 2013 — A study discovers what happens to farmers in Kenya after they get a windfall. Also: giving money to thieves and drug addicts in a country that's much worse off than Kenya.