This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy

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  • Premiered: Feb 2019
  • Episodes: 8
  • Followers: 1
  • Rank #20180
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  • Amazon
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Money Laundering: A How To Guide
Air date
Feb 22, 2019
How do you turn a suitcase full of dirty money into cash you can actually spend? To find out, Kal Penn travels across the globe -- along with a million bucks. In this step-by-step guide, .. show full overview
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Are Rich People Dicks or Do Dicks Get Rich
Air date
Feb 22, 2019
What is it about having a lot of money and a willingness to step over anyone to get more of it that seem to go together? Is there a correlation between "richness" and "dickness"? How .. show full overview
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The Rubber Episode
Air date
Feb 22, 2019
What if planes couldn't fly, or, more specifically, couldn't land? What if trucks couldn't transport food? This isn't some lame sci-fi plot. Without rubber, the economy as we know it .. show full overview
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A.I. is the future. Will it Keep us Around to Enjoy it?
Air date
Feb 22, 2019
Kal Penn meets artificial intelligence face-to-interface, and gets an anus-puckering glimpse of how A.I. is learning -- on its own -- how to self-drive the global economy straight into .. show full overview
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Counterfeiting Kills Economies (And Helps Them Too)
Air date
Feb 22, 2019
A counterfeit hundred dollar bill might ruin your weekend, but did you know it could also disrupt a nation's economy? Kal Penn meets the folks in the fight against fakes, trying to save .. show full overview
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The Death Episode
Air date
Feb 22, 2019
Death is our final destination -- and a real money-maker! Kal Penn takes a deep dive into the death economy to learn the true value of a human life. Hitmen and judges, funeral directors .. show full overview
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Is Money Bullshit?
Air date
Feb 22, 2019
It's the age-old, existential question: What is money, really? Host Kal Penn navigates a modern return to the barter system, the political highs and lows of the gold standard and the .. show full overview
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A Global Corruption Tour
Air date
Feb 22, 2019
How are fancy handbag habits, broken bridges and the Hollywood red carpet connected to a looted economy? Kal Penn finds out as he uncovers the hidden world of bribery, extortion, .. show full overview

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