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Economists Have A One-Page Solution To Climate Change

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Kid Rock Takes On The Scalpers

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Fourth-generation owner of Braun Brush, Lance Cheney, stands next to a special-order brush his company made for the artist Richard Artschwager. Marianne McCune/NPR hide caption

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Three Ways Brush Factories Are Surviving In America

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Rodan Gatia gets water from a spring. A chlorine dispenser is behind her. Jacob Goldstein/NPR hide caption

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A Surprising Barrier To Clean Water: Human Nature

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Harlem funeral directors Tamara Bullock and Patricia Hamilton are going to spend their next savings-club payout on a sky-diving trip (unless Bullock can get out of it). Marianne McCune/NPR hide caption

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Episode 466: DIY Finance

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Episode 396: A Father Of High-Speed Trading Thinks We Should Slow Down

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