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We have a winner in an epic Hollywood story. A couple years back, 7,000 TV writers across the U.S. fired their agents. All on the same day. It was part of a battle over how creative work gets valued and compensated in TV and film. Now, we have the dramatic resolution. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

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India, Farming, and the Free Market

For decades, India has shielded its agricultural sector from the free market. Now, the government wants to let it in. Millions and millions of farmers are not happy about it. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

India, Farming, and the Free Market

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Workin' 9 To 5

The movie "9 to 5" used humor to highlight the struggles of women in the workplace 40 years ago. Where are we now? | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

Workin' 9 To 5

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About Your Extended Warranty

Calls about "extended auto warranties" blow up our phones over and over. But what are these robocalls actually offering? | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

About Your Extended Warranty

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How Jacob Loud's Land Was Lost

Today's show: the arcane laws that have cost Black landowners their property, and the lawyer who is trying to fix those laws. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

How Jacob Loud's Land Was Lost

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Two Indicators: Boomtown & Bye Bye

We look at housing prices in Montana, an oil market milestone, and give a fond farewell. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

Two Indicators: Boomtown & Bye Bye

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The Curse Of The Black Lotus (Update)

When the popular card game Magic: The Gathering entered a speculative bubble, its creators found a way to keep it from bursting. We check in to see if their strategy is still working. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

The Curse Of The Black Lotus (Update)

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Socialism 101

Today on the show: The critics of capitalism. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

Socialism 101

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You Asked For Shots, Tuna, Metal, and Money

Listeners send us questions every day. It's about time we answer a few of them. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

You Asked For Shots, Tuna, Metal, and Money

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The New Shape Of Pasta

What do you do when you can't find the perfect pasta shape? You invent a new shape. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

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