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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.


Is the Bailout Worth It?

October 3rd, 2008

Episode 19 of 901 episodes

In a special appearance with This American Life host Ira Glass, Adam Davidson wrestles with the $700 billion question. Plus: A talk with an advocate for a tax break on children's wooden arrows, and a currency analyst gets gloomier after news from Europe.