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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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#50 Planet Money: Fat Cats Too Fat

June 3rd, 2009

Episode 142 of 910 episodes

If you've felt, say, in the last nine months or so that people who work on Wall Street make too much money, we've got a guest for you. Ariell Resheff, an economics professor at the University of Virginia, says you're right, and he can prove it. And we got a message on our apology line from a mortgage industry veteran who says he's at least a little bit responsible for the financial crisis. And he's not sorry.

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