Planet Money Makes A T-shirt Planet Money followed the making of a simple cotton t-shirt through the global economy. From Mississippi to Indonesia to Bangladesh to Colombia and back to the U.S. Listen to the stories here.

Episode 499: Richard Nixon, Kimchi And The First Clothing Factory In Bangladesh

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Lina Maria Tascón, Doris Restrepo, Noreli Morales and their co-workers sew Planet Money women's T-shirts. Joshua Davis/NPR hide caption

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Episode 498: The Last T-Shirt In Colombia

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Minu (left) and her younger sister Shumi (right) worked on the Planet Money men's t-shirt. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Episode 497: Love, Betrayal And The Planet Money T-Shirt

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Episode 496: Where The Planet Money T-Shirt Began

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