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Episode 501: A Shirt, A Meat Grinder And The Book Of Everything

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Episode 500: The Humble Innovation At The Heart Of The Global Economy

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The Giant Book That Creates And Destroys Entire Industries

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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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'Our Industry Follows Poverty': Success Threatens A T-Shirt Business

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

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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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Episode 484: Inside The T-Shirt Factory

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Episode 483: Putting The Planet In The Planet Money T-Shirt

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Episode 458: Bangladesh's T-Shirt Economy

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"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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Episode 224: The Cotton Wars

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