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Sam Yellowhorse Kesler

Assistant Producer, Planet Money

Sam Yellowhorse Kesler is an Assistant Producer for Planet Money. Previously, he's held positions at NPR's Ask Me Another & All Things Considered, and was the inaugural Code Switch Fellow. Before NPR, he interned with World Cafe from WXPN. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, and continues to reside in Philadelphia. If you want to reach him, try looking in your phone contacts to see if he's there! You'd be surprised how many people are in there that you forgot about.

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Israeli soldiers are seen near the Gaza Strip border in southern Israel, Monday, March 4, 2024. Ohad Zwigenberg/AP hide caption

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How much of your tax dollars are going to Israel and Ukraine

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LEFT: Maria Lares is a longtime teacher and PTA Treasurer at Villacorta Elementary in La Puente, CA. RIGHT: Sophia Fabela (left) and Samantha Nicole Tan (right) are two students at Villacorta who consider themselves pretty good sales kids. Sarah Gonzalez/NPR hide caption

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The secret world behind school fundraisers and turning kids into salespeople

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The cargo ship Genco Picardy was hit by a low-grade missile in the Gulf of Aden in January. In recent months, the Houthis, a tribal militant group from Yemen, have launched attacks on ships in response, they say, to Israel's war in Gaza. Indian Navy/AP hide caption

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How the Navy came to protect cargo ships

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Groundhog Day 2024: Trademark, bankruptcy, and the dollar that failed

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Alaqua Cox plays Maya Lopez in the Marvel series Echo. Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios hide caption

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Children gathering potatoes on a large farm, vicinity of Caribou, Aroostook County, Me. Jack Delano/Library of Congress hide caption

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The Maine Potato War of 1976

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Wednesday

Dollarizing Argentina

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Mahito and The Gray Heron in a scene from The Boy and the Heron. Studio Ghibli hide caption

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Why do doctors still use pagers?

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Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio in Killers of the Flower Moon. Melinda Sue Gordon/Apple hide caption

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Several United Airlines flight attendants wearing "CHAOS" T-shirts at a meeting to decide plans for a potential strike in 2001. CHAOS—an acronym for "Create Havoc Around Our System"—is a strike strategy first used in 1993 during a labor dispute between Alaska Airlines and their flight attendants' union. The strategy can keep a company guessing about when, where or even how a strike might happen. Tim Boyle/Newsmakers/Getty Images hide caption

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The flight attendants of CHAOS

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A trucker hat mystery, the curse of September and other listener questions

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Dancers Saya Date and Shashank Duggal (center couple) perform in the improvised "Tango de Pista" category at the annual Mundial de Tango competition in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lucas Babic/NPR hide caption

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A black market, a currency crisis, and a tango competition in Argentina

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Europe gets more vacations than the U.S. Here are some reasons why.

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