"They keep coming to the table ... always bitching and complaining." --Dahlin Hancock, Texas cotton farmer, on the Brazilians. Chana Joffe-Walt/NPR hide caption

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Planet Money

Why U.S. Taxpayers Are Paying Brazilian Cotton Growers

Planet Money is making the most thoroughly explained t-shirt in the history of the universe. Today's task: Buying four bales of cotton.

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