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Coming up on Radio Specials:

Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 7:30 PM
Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 7:30 PM How I Built This with Guy Raz: Gary Erickson - Founder of Clif Bar

Guy Raz talks to Gary Erickson, who created the Clif Bar. He got the idea after asking his mom "Can you make a cookie without butter, sugar or oil?" The result was Clif Bar, an energy bar named after his dad now one of the most popular energy bars in the U.S.

Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 7:00 PM Planet Money: North Korea's Capitalists

Even inside North Korea, the most restrictive, socialist regime in the world, there are entrepreneurs. People are dreaming up ideas of services to offer, products to sell, businesses to start. They're called the 'donju,' and they're part of North Korea's small middle class. When a member of the donju starts a business, the government gets a cut of the profits. Lots of that money has helped fund North Korea's nuclear program. Today on the show, we go inside the 'Hermit Kingdom' and meet North Korea's capitalists and the westerners training them to be better business-people.



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