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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.


#218 Planet Money: Buttons And Other Connectors

October 9th, 2010

Episode 315 of 901 episodes

The U.S. is the world's biggest manufacturer -- way bigger than China, according to the National Association of Manufacturing. So why doesn't it feel that way? On today's Planet Money, we visit two factories to find out. Music: V.V. Brown's "Quick Fix"