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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.

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#162 Planet Money: Ok, He Signed It. Now What?

March 23rd, 2010

Episode 254 of 911 episodes

President Obama signed the health-care bill today. You know this. So what does it mean? Millions of uninsured people will get health insurance. Millions of people with high incomes will pay higher taxes. Medicare spending will grow a little less. But the broader issue of rising health costs will remain a problem. Today's podcast explains all that, with the help of uninsured manfriend and some very bad jokes.

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