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July 29, 2014 | NPR · Virologist Thomas Geisbert has spent decades studying Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers. He speaks to Audie Cornish about the current Ebola outbreak, the worst in history, and how it might be contained this time around.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The Eid festival, which celebrates the end of Ramadan, serves as a time for visiting relatives and exchanging gifts. But one family's holiday in Gaza traces the death and displacement wrought by the war between Hamas and Israel.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Planet Money Makes A T-shirt

Nov 15, 2013 — After years of planning and months of production, our shirts are here.
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Nov 20, 2013 — On today's show: the lives of two sisters and the rise of the garment industry in Bangladesh.
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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.
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Nov 27, 2013 — "We asked ourselves, 'What the hell do we want?'" Answer: "We need employment. We need dollars."
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Dec 4, 2013 — On today's show: the story of an often-overlooked innovation that's essential to the global economy. The innovation is a box. A big, metal box.
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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.
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Dec 11, 2013 — The U.S. exports over a billion pounds of used clothing every year — and much of that winds up in used clothing markets in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Dec 13, 2013 — We open up the books and explain how much went to cotton, how much went to workers in Bangladesh, and how much went places we would never have imagined.
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