#869: The Student Loan Whistleblower
Seth Frotman worked overseeing student loans for the government. He saw things that made him quit, and tell all.
#534: The History of Light (Nobel Edition)
Bill Nordhaus just won the economics Nobel. In this show: He shows how history of light is the history of economic growth — of things getting faster, cheaper, and more efficient.
We follow writer Oliver Bullough as he explores how stolen money moves around the world, and what that might mean for democracies.
#680: Anatomy Of A Scam
Ever seen one of those signs asking if you want to work from home? We find out what happens when you call.
#867: Special Report: Asylum Crackdown
We tell the story of a massive crackdown on asylum fraud, and the fallout.
#866: Modern Monetary Theory
We rethink everything we know about government spending, taxes, the nature of money... All of it.
#865: Tweak This
We propose small fixes for baseball, weddings, salary negotiations and buying your morning coffee. Warning: They may be too rational.
#657: The Tale Of The Onion King
How one man took the onion market hostage.