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Planet Money #3: Pajama Party

February 6th, 2009

Episode 94 of 964 episodes

A rule designed to protect the U.S. textile industry from Chinese exports just expired. The big loser, says Rachel Lousie Snyder, author of Fugitive Denim, may be the makers of pajamas - in Cambodia. Plus: Simon Johnson talks national debt, and a San Francisco radio host says he was stunned by the number of calls from listeners on a special segment about looking for work.

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