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A controversial idea at the heart of Bidenomics

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Wednesday

Left: Alexi Horowitz-Ghazi helped author Brian Merchant commune with the Luddites by smashing machines. Right: Economist Kevin Lang visited an 1830s historical village to ride in a horse-drawn trolley. Alexi Horowitz-Ghazi/NPR hide caption

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Wednesday

LEFT: Ida Tarbell, photographed between 1905 and 1945. RIGHT: Robert Bork in 1987. Harris & Ewing/Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division/Associated Press hide caption

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Antitrust in America, from Standard Oil to Bork (classic)

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Wednesday

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MBA 4: Marketing and the Ultimate Hose Nozzle

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Summer School 4: Marketing and the Ultimate Hose Nozzle

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Friday

Normally, when you're running an illegal business, you don't advertise it in the phonebook. But nothing about Mike The Mover's story is normal. The Yellow Pages, Seattle 1997/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Mike The Mover vs. The Furniture Police

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Wednesday

One of these babies is Planet Money correspondent Karen Duffin; the other is her twin, Marie. We have no idea who's who (and neither do their parents). Karen Duffin hide caption

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Nature vs. nurture - what twin studies mean for economics

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Wednesday

Lyle Jack stands in front of an electrical substation on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, where he's hoping to connect a wind farm to the power grid. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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The Day of Two Noons (Classic)

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Planet Money Records Vol. 3: Making a hit

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Hobo is one of the eleven cats who lives with Brenda Jarvis, the chief cat lady of Dixfield, Maine. Willa Rubin/NPR hide caption

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Wednesday

Groundhog handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil after he saw his shadow predicting six more weeks of winter during 128th annual Groundhog Day festivities on February 2, 2014 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images) Jeff Swensen/Getty Images hide caption

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Small wheels of Gouda line the shelves at 't Kaaswinkeltje cheese shop in Gouda, the Netherlands. Amanda Aronczyk/NPR hide caption

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The case of the missing cheese racks

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You asked for coupons, Delaware, and the truth about goldfish

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Friday

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Econ's Brush with the Law

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Wednesday

Embracing Modern Monetary Theory is like staring at this optical illusion. You can look at the same thing, and see things totally differently. Brocken Inaglory/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Modern Monetary Theory (Classic)

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Worst. Tariffs. Ever. (Classic)

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Wednesday

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Small Change

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Wednesday

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The Trouble With Table 101

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Friday

One of these babies is Planet Money correspondent Karen Duffin; the other is her twin, Marie. We have no idea who's who (and neither do their parents). Karen Duffin hide caption

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Twins

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