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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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#558: Spending Big Money To Fight Big Money

August 2nd, 2014

Episode 710 of 911 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.

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