Why aren't there any women on American paper money? Gaby talks to Barbara Ortiz Howard, the cofounder of the "Women on 20s" campaign, that successfully (or so we thought) lobbied the Treasury to replace slave trader Andrew Jackson with freedom fighter Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. They discuss Tubman's amazing life, the history of American currency, and the DIY options for getting rid of Jackson. .
S4E11: Money in Concentration Camps (w/Santi Elijah Holley)
Gaby talks to journalist Santi Elijah Holley about his terrifying article in Topic Magazine, "The Hidden History of Holocaust Money." They discuss the little-known currency produced by the Nazi party for Jewish ghettos and death camps during WWII, how history echoes in the present day, and what it means to commit to "Never Again". This episode is sponsored by .
S4E10: Living on $2 a Day (w/ Kathryn Edin)
Could you get by in the USA on $2 a day? Millions of people in the US are living that reality today. Gaby talks with Princeton University poverty researcher Kathryn Edin, co-author of $2 a Day: The Art of Living on Virtually Nothing in America. They discuss the end of cash welfare, debunking poverty myths, and what people are doing to survive. This episode is sponsored by Care/Of. For 25% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter promo code MONEY
S4E9: Death and Money (w/ Chanel Reynolds)
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S4E8: Medicare For All?! (w/Shefali Luthra)
This week Gaby explores the sickly U.S. health care system - the U.S., one of the only developed countries on the planet where you can easily go bankrupt from medical expenses! Democratic candidates for president are saying that it shouldn't be this way. Gaby talks to Kaiser Health News reporter Shefali Luthra to get the lowdown on the various proposals for universal health coverage - including Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All- and how they could transform not just the doctors and hospitals, but the economy overall. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter.