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.
July 29th, 2011
Episode 396 of 922 episodes
Today's podcast is a recording of the live show Alex and Adam did in DC this week. In keeping with the vibe of the nation's capital, they go big, and talk a lot about "America." Key themes: 1. Disco destroyed America. 2. Now there are two Americas: Broken America and American Dream America 3. A three-step plan for solving America's problems.