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Planet Money

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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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#498: The Last T-Shirt In Colombia

November 23rd, 2013

Episode 647 of 911 episodes

The Planet Money men's T-shirts were made in Bangladesh. The Planet Money women's T-shirts were made in Colombia. On today's show, we move from Bangladesh to Colombia — and we see an entirely different world. It's a world where workers make more money and work under better conditions than their counterparts in Bangladesh. But it's also a world that may not last. See all of our T-shirt stories so far.

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