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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.


When Things Go Bad, Here and There

November 3rd, 2008

Episode 41 of 902 episodes

Five school districts in Wisconsin borrowed, invested and lost an awful lot of money. A few months ago, the IMF was laying off workers. Now it's scrambling to save the world. And a listener checks in with a picture from the local coffee shop.

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