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You know [what] matters. Here's why?

Why [It] Matters is a world news and economics podcast focused on answering the question less asked. Each episode weaves together economic data, anecdotes, famous speeches, and music by independent artists in an attempt to figure out the world, one [it] at a time.


May 26, 2017

Disagreeing is hard. Disagreeing about politics is especially hard. But if you really believe in reaching across the aisle, or the dinner table for that matter, the best course of action remains... talking. 

It's an odd day when I'm making the case for talking to people. It's a case worth making.

Credits: - eulogy of Martin Luther King, Jr by Robert F Kennedy

Bryan Caplan blog on cohesion @

NPR's Snap Judgment podcast, "The Silver Dollar Lounge"


Anna & Elizabeth: "Little Black Train," "Troubles" from their album Anna & Elizabeth. Check them out @ Thanks to Free Dirt Records and John Smith.

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