Here are pictures of some used shirts we found for sale in Kenya. If you recognize one of them, please let us know.
Planet Money posts about Trade
On today's show: the story of an often-overlooked innovation that's essential to the global economy. The innovation is a box. A big, metal box.
The U.S. exports a billion pounds of used clothes every year. Much of that winds up in used clothing markets in sub-Saharan Africa.
The book lists the tax that importers have to pay on approximately every single thing in the universe — and raises a key question about the Planet Money T-shirt.
The rise of factory jobs in Bangladesh has brought profound cultural changes to the country — and to the lives of two sisters who made the Planet Money T-shirt.
The Planet Money team followed the making of a simple T-shirt from cotton fields, to factories, to container ships.
"We asked ourselves, 'What the hell do we want?'" Answer: "We need employment. We need dollars."
Jim Logan did not create the technology to podcast. He himself is not a modern-day podcaster. But he claims to have the patent on podcasting. On today's show, he says all the people out there podcasting today, owe him money.
"Is everyone so nervous about losing this program or is it just me? I'd like to stay far under the radar. I love my Vine."
Lincolns used to be the coolest cars in the world. On today's show, we hear how Lincoln is trying to regain its former glory.
"I have so many Bluetooth speakers, it's ridiculous," Amazon's top reviewer says. He's also received headphones, laser printers and a spin bike.
Michael Erb has reviewed more than 800 products on Amazon — everything from a telescope to facial wipes. Why does he do it?
Jane Gleeson-White, author of Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance, tells us the story of how one mathematics book changed business across the planet.
Last year, Americans paid $1.7 billion to play in fantasy sports leagues. Billion!
And why a photo of steel wool that looks like a tornado costs $1,265.We wade into the economics of the art world.