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Episode 914: Trump And Deutsche Bank, A Long Affair

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What Surfing Can Teach Us About Risk

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The Nordic Paradox

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Episode 913: Counting The Homeless

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Luca Pacioli is the one on the left. (Nobody knows who the guy on the right is.) Museo di Capodimonte hide caption

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Episode 407: A Mathematician, The Last Supper, And The Birth Of Accounting

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Psssst...Want To Buy A Tarantula?

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Toby Norman, winner of the World Bank's Mission Billion contest, aimed at increasing access to government ID around the world. Darian Woods hide caption

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The World's Identity Crisis

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Does The Deficit Matter?

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Episode 912: How Uncle Jamie Broke Jeopardy

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Wyatt Cenac On School Funding... And Thor

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Will China Overtake The US?

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Episode 911: You Asked The Listener Question Hotline

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Japanese Womenomics

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