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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.


World's Not Feeling So Great

October 23rd, 2008

Episode 34 of 902 episodes

Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan tells Congress how his worldview got upended. An economist eyes the hedge fund trouble to end all troubles. And a political analyst says our global situation was a long time in the making.

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