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AAPI and the problems of categorizing race

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Indicators of the Week: Markets Edition

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Percy cashier Carla, who telecommutes from Nicaragua to Toronto, speaking with Planet Money host Amanda Aronczyk. Amanda Aronczyk/NPR hide caption

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Would you like a side of offshoring with that?

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The financial web connecting Afghanistan, the US, and Switzerland

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The miracle apple (Classic)

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The mighty US dollar (Encore)

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Is your new CEO a liability?

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You may have seen "shrinkflation" at the grocery store. Now you can find it in the dictionary. This month, Merriam Webster officially added the term, along with over 300 new words. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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How new words get minted

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Econ's Brush with the Law

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Patagonia's tax break, explained

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The fake market in crypto

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Vibecession Vibes Session

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Poverty, heists, .eth: Coulda been worse

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: UGG boots on display at an event introducing Hailey Baldwin for UGG Classic Street on August 23, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for UGG) Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for UGG hide caption

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The Good, the Bad, and the Uggly

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A super-sized labor experiment

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