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Episode 779: Shrimp Fight Club

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President Trump attends the opening of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology, poses with the Saudi and Egyptian leaders, and touches a glowing orb during his May 2017 visit to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Press Agency/AP hide caption

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Episode 775: The Pigweed Killer

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Episode 774: Unspeakable Trademark

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Episode 773: Slot Flaw Scofflaws

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Episode 772: Small Change

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Episode 771: When India's Cash Disappeared, Part Two

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Anil Bokil, a mechanical engineer by training, had a plan for demonetization. He presented it to now Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2013. Chhavi Sachdev /NPR hide caption

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Episode 770: When India's Cash Disappeared, Part One

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Economists have a yearly job market that works a little bit like speed dating. Gary Waters/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Episode 769: Speed Dating For Economists

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Episode 768: A Chat With Ben Bernanke

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Episode 767: Georgetown, Louisiana, Part Two

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Episode 766: Georgetown, Louisiana, Part One

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Episode 765: The Holiday Industrial Complex

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