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.
August 2nd, 2014
Episode 710 of 902 episodes
Super PACs let rich people, corporations and unions spend as much money as they want to try to influence the outcome of elections.On today's show: How a Harvard professor created asuper PACto attack super PACs. He's raised millions of dollars — in part from really rich people — to reduce the political influence of really rich people.
From finding awe in Hubble images to visiting the doctor, science is everywhere in our lives. Whether we wear a white lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since eighth grade, science affects and changes us. We all have a story about science, and at The Story Collider, we want to hear those stories.