NPR: Planet Money Podcast

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Money makes the world go around, faster and faster every day. On NPR's Planet Money, you'll meet high rollers, brainy economists and regular folks -- all trying to make sense of our rapidly changing global economy.

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Title: #690: All In

#663: Money Trees

November 13th, 2015

Each time you travel, you burn fossil fuels. That hurts the environment. Some people say you can plant a bunch of trees to offset the damage. Is that… Go to Episode

#416: Why The Price Of Coke Didn't Change For 70 Years

November 18th, 2015

Prices go up and down. But for 70 years, the price of a bottle of Coca-Cola stayed a nickel. On today's show, we find out why. The answer includes a half… Go to Episode

#664: The Great Inflation

November 20th, 2015

For much of the 70s inflation was bad. Prices rose at over 10 percent a year. Nothing could stop it — until one powerful person did something very unpopular.… Go to Episode

#665: The Pickle Problem

November 25th, 2015

A national network of food banks couldn't figure out how to get the right food to the right place at the right time. So they tried a bold experiment:… Go to Episode