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#599: The Invisible Wall

January 28th, 2015

Episode 756 of 902 episodes

Hernando de Soto wanted to figure out what was trapping people in poverty. "There's gotta be an invisible wall someplace," he thought. "Let's find the wall." Today on the show: How de Soto found the invisible wall that was trapping people in poverty. How it transformed poor countries around the world. And how his discovery almost got him killed. For more:http://n.pr/1K6ddLZ