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Episode 511: Rule Breakers

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

On today's show: Three stories about people who, intentionally or not, found themselves breaking the rules.

1. In A City With Terrible Traffic, A Gridlock Economy Emerges

2. Why U.S. Taxpayers Started โ€” And Stopped โ€” Paying Brazilian Cotton Farmers

3. How A Community Bank Tripped On Footnote 1,861 Of The Volcker Rule

Music: Nas's "If I Ruled The World" (feat Lauryn Hill). Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/Spotify/ Tumblr. Download the Planet Money iPhone App.

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