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Chana Joffe-Walt

Chana got her start at the local stations in Seattle, before she was scooped up by the Planet Money team. Her story about AIG in episode 382 is particularly great.
  • Jill House Rules.

    530: Mind Your Own Business 07.18.2014

    Earlier this year, a cheerleader named Lacy T filed a lawsuit against the Oakland Raiders for ...Sports

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  • Unsafety Exit.

    527: 180 Degrees 06.13.2014

    Chana Joffe-Walt tells the story of a teenager named Michael. Like a lot of teenagers Michael ...EducationTeenagers

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  • Horse of a Different Color

    525: Call For Help 05.09.2014

    Producer Chana Joffe-Walt talks to her 13 year old sister Maya about Maya’s most important ...

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  • Prologue.

    490: Trends With Benefits 03.22.2013

    Ira Glass talks with Planet Money reporter, Chana Joffe-Walt, about Hale County, Alabama — ...EconomicsHealth Care/Medicine

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  • Act One.

    490: Trends With Benefits 03.22.2013

    Chana Joffe-Walt spent six months reporting on the rise in people on disability. She spends ...EconomicsEducation

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  • Act Two.

    490: Trends With Benefits 03.22.2013

    Chana Joffe-Walt continues her story about the phenomenal rise in disability payments over the ...Economics

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  • Some Like it Dot.

    483: Self-Improvement Kick 01.04.2013

    A young idealist named Octavio Sanchez is chief of staff to the president of Honduras. He gets ...EconomicsPolitics

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  • Prologue.

    455: Continental Breakup 01.20.2012

    Ira Glass asks guest host Alex Blumberg whether we should really care about the current ...Economics

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  • Can the Government Move My Cheese?

    435: How To Create a Job 05.13.2011

    Chana Joffe-Walt visits a governor who first became famous for promising his state he'd create ...BusinessJobs/EmploymentPolitics

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  • ONE PILL TWO PILL, RED PILL BLUE PILL.

    433: Fine Print 2011 04.15.2011

    Planet Money's Chana Joffe-Walt explains why prescription drug coupons could actually be ...EconomicsHealth Care/Medicine

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  • The Lie That Saved Brazil.

    423: The Invention of Money 01.07.2011

    A trip to a country where the fiction that is money completely fell apart. And in this same ...EconomicsGovernment

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  • Fire Sale in Kansas City.

    418: Toxie 11.05.2010

    David and Chana buy a toxic asset, from a guy named Wit Solberg, who used to work on Wall Street ...BusinessEconomicsRetail/Commerce

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  • An Old Man Chooses Between Logic and Morals. Logic Wins.

    418: Toxie 11.05.2010

    David and Chana try to track down the actual homeowners in their toxic asset. The toxic asset is ...EconomicsHousing

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  • Flipper. Not the Dolphin.

    418: Toxie 11.05.2010

    David and Chana discover a dark criminal plot inside their toxic asset. They do this with the ...CrimeEconomics

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  • Villains And How To Sue Them.

    418: Toxie 11.05.2010

    David and Chana meet another toxic asset owner, like themselves. Only difference, David and ...Economics

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  • Toxie In a Coma. I Know. It's Serious.

    418: Toxie 11.05.2010

    David and Chana's toxic asset, which has acquired the nickname Toxie, gets sick. And the ...Economics

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  • Get Rich or Die Trying.

    412: Million Dollar Idea 07.16.2010

    Planet Money's Chana Joffe-Walt has this story about a really ambitious million dollar idea: ...DeathDrugsEconomics

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  • 10,000 Brainiacs.

    408: Island Time 05.21.2010

    Adam Davidson and Chana Joffe-Walt from Planet Money follow one Haitian farmer, with the modest ...Labor

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  • Orange You Glad I Didn’t Say Banana?

    395: Middle of the Night 11.27.2009

    Adam Davidson and Chana Joffe-Walt from Planet Money head to the Hunts Point Market in the ...Jobs/EmploymentRetail/Commerce

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  • One Pill Two Pill, Red Pill Blue Pill.

    392: Someone Else's Money 10.16.2009

    Planet Money's Chana Joffe-Walt explains why prescription drug coupons could actually be ...BusinessDrugsHealth Care/Medicine

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  • Investigation Report #1.

    382: The Watchmen 06.05.2009

    Planet Money reporter Chana Joffe-Walt asks a simple question: Who was the federal regulator who ...BusinessEconomicsGovernment

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  • Unbreaking The Bank.

    377: Scenes From a Recession 03.27.2009

    NPR reporter and Planet Money contributor Chana Jaffe-Walt reports this story of what it really ...BusinessEconomicsJobs/Employment

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  • Pandora's Box.

    106: Father's Day '98 06.19.1998

    More tape of Chana and her father Bob Wiliford discussing all the things they've never talked ...FathersTeenagers

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