Planet Money - Featured Posts
Mar 5, 2014 — If you asked someone on the street 100 years ago, "How's the economy doing?" They wouldn't have had any idea what you were talking about.
Feb 28, 2014 — In today's episode, we'll take you to a place where dying has become acceptable dinner conversation. A place that also happens to have the lowest healthcare spending of any region in the country.
Feb 28, 2014 — The Jones Act, which dates back to World War I, is part of the reason New Jersey ran short of salt this winter.
Feb 24, 2014 — After decades of heated debate, taxes and spending haven't changed much as a share of the overall economy. Here's a breakdown of where the money came from, and where it went.
Feb 21, 2014 — The financial crisis left Wall Street with an image problem. Yet recruits continue to sign up. What's driving today's young bankers and how is that changing?
Nov 15, 2013 — After years of planning and months of production, our shirts are here.
Oct 16, 2012 — The government is printing 7.8 billion pieces of paper money, valued at $472.9 billion. Here's how that breaks down by denomination. Also: a special bonus graphic showing the lifespan of money.
Oct 12, 2012 — On today's show, we follow up with Willow Tufano. She just bought another house. She's trying to land a reality TV deal. And she recently wore a Pikachu costume on a trip to Alabama.
Oct 12, 2012 — The viral hit isn't a fluke. South Korea has been cultivating a global music business for decades.
Oct 11, 2012 — The cost and benefit of a college education in 10 countries, in one big graphic.