What if you could give more money to politicians running for office, and spend less money getting food at a NFL game? Two different Planet Money podcasts focus on experiments, one in Seattle where voters were given money they could donate to their candidate(s) of choice and one in Atlanta where the Falcons are slashing concessions prices. Find out how these challenges to traditional economics worked out – or didn’t – by listening to these podcast episodes.
RadioLab explores how ranked choice voting makes elections more representative of the people and more civil in practice.
The story of how an image of legendary golfer Chi Chi Rodriguez ended up being used for the cover of legendary rock band Devo’s first album.