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Planet Money Explores The Economics Of T-Shirts
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It took Bowen Flowers and his men only two days to harvest a thousand acres of cotton. By sunset, this was just about the only cotton left to pick. Robert Smith/NPR hide caption

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How Technology And Hefty Subsidies Make U.S. Cotton King
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Inside a yarn factory in Indonesia. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Planet Money Spins A Yarn And Makes A 'Perfect' T-Shirt
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Minu (left) and her younger sister Shumi worked on the Planet Money men's T-shirt. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Two Sisters, A Small Room And The World Behind A T-Shirt
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Workers sew together the Planet Money t-shirt in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Next Stop Bangladesh As We Follow Planet Money's T-Shirt
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Noreli Morales (right) works on the Planet Money women's T-shirt at a factory in Medellin, Colombia. Joshua Davis for NPR hide caption

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'Our Industry Follows Poverty': Success Threatens A T-Shirt Business
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There are more than 4,000 garment factories in Bangladesh. One way or another, most of them trace their lineage to Abdul Majid Chowdhury, Noorul Quader and the 128 Bangladeshis who traveled to Korea 30 years ago. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Nixon And Kimchi: How The Garment Industry Came To Bangladesh
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The container carrying the Planet Money women's T-shirts is loaded onto a ship in Cartagena, Colombia. Eric Helton for NPR hide caption

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Meet The Humble Container That Moves The Global Economy
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The Hansa Kirkenes carried all 6,078 of the Planet Money women's T-shirts from Cartagena, Colombia, to Miami. Eric Helton for NPR hide caption

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The Giant Book That Creates And Destroys Entire Industries
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Bales of imported clothing are wheeled into the Gikombo Market in Nairobi, Kenya. Sarah Elliott for NPR hide caption

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The Afterlife Of American Clothes
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Planet Money T-Shirt Exposes Issues Of Work, Trade And Clothes
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