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#473: Top Of The Charts (Econ Remix)

1. A Mashup Of Planet Money and American Top 40.2. An econ summer mixtape.3. How the top three songs in America...

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If Jesus Never Called Himself God, How Did He Become One?

In How Jesus Became God, Bart Ehrman explores how a Jewish preacher from Galilee was transformed into a deity. "Jesus...

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explains Why The Cosmos Shouldn't Make You Feel Small

The astrophysicist says that participating in a "great unfolding of a cosmic story" should make us feel large, not...

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#318: Keynes Vs. Hayek

On today's show, we hear the story of a steel-cage match between two economists. The fight has been going on for most...

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Glen Hansard: Tiny Desk Concert From June 17, 2012

Music from Glen Hansard's Tiny Desk Concert. While the new 'Rhythm and Repose' feels like a low-key...

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Planet Money Deep Read: Nassim Taleb

Today, we hear from Nassim Taleb, the former Wall Street trader who published a book called the Black Swan back in...

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The Credit Default Swap Monster

If there's any corner of the financial world where angels fear to tread, it's credit default swaps. Alex Blumberg...

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Immigrant Voices: Writers Share Stories Of Coming, Staying, Going Back Home

In the new book Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories, writers from around the world explore the immigrant...

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A New World Of Expression: Latino Identity Through Music

Alt.Latino celebrates its fourth birthday with musicians from Winnipeg to Buenos Aires. Together, the selections...

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Guest DJ With Adrian Quesada, A Man Who Needs Four Bands

Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, The Echocentrics, Ocote Soul Sounds and Spanish Gold all capture the vision of the...

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The New Sounds Of Brazil: Artists To Watch

Brazil is in the spotlight right now, both for World Cup festivities and for its tense social and political...

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Even When We Chill Out, We Rock Out: Spanish Punk, Puerto Rican Hip-Hop And More

Enjoy this listening session that includes a lovesick Puerto Rican rapper, wild Spanish punk rockers and some...

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Rebels On The Dance Floor: New Songs From Chile, Colombia And Beyond

On this week's Alt.Latino, groove to sexy Mexican funk and sway to an '80s-tinged pop ballad with hosts Felix...

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No Sleep 'Til Puerto Rico: Guest DJ With AJ Davila

Puerto Rico is known for salsa and reggaeton, but it also has a strong rock and rap scene. Boricua rocker AJ Davila...

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Pachanga Festival 2014: Austin's Best-Kept Secret, Revealed

The annual music festival is one of the coolest Latin music events Austin has to offer. Alt.Latino co-hosts...

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Latin Rock Lives: In The Studio With Venezuela's La Vida Boh?me

We swung by Austin's Pachanga Music Festival, and guess who we ran into? One of our favorite Caribbean rock bands, La...

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Dancing To The Radio: Alt.Latino's Cinco De Mayo Playlist

Whether you observe the holiday or not, here's a cool and relaxing set of songs to start of the month of May.

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'Cesar Chavez': Discussing The Movie And The Man

Alt.Latino discusses the iconic leader and his recent biopic with writer Gustavo Arellano and film critic Ann Hoy.

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Chicken Soup For The Ears: New Music To Cure What Ails You

Co-host Felix Contreras plays soothing new music for his ailing co-host, Jasmine Garsd.

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Borderland Music: Songs From The U.S.-Mexico Frontera

NPR took a 2,428-mile trip along the border between Mexico and the U.S.  Alt.Latino highlights some of the music...

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