Freakonomics co-author Stephen J. Dubner uncovers the hidden side of everything. Why is it safer to fly in an airplane than drive a car? How do we decide whom to marry? Why is the media so full of bad news? Also: things you never knew you wanted to know about wolves, bananas, pollution, search engines, and the quirks of human behavior. Join the Freakonomics Radio Plus membership program for weekly member-only episodes of Freakonomics Radio. You’ll also get every show in our network without ads. To sign up, visit our show page on Apple Podcasts or go to


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Extra: The Men Who Started a Thinking Revolution (Update) 2024-04-14
Why Are There So Many Bad Bosses? (Update) 2024-04-11
583. Are We Living Through the Most Revolutionary Period in History? 2024-04-04
Extra: How Much Do You Know About Immigration? 2024-04-01
582. Why Is Everyone Moving to Canada? 2024-03-28
581. What Both Parties Get Wrong About Immigration 2024-03-21
Extra: Madeleine Albright’s Warning on Immigration 2024-03-18
580. The True Story of America’s Supremely Messed-Up Immigration System 2024-03-14
579. Are You Caught in a Social Media Trap? 2024-03-07
Extra: What Is Sportswashing — and Does It Work? (Update) 2024-03-04
578. Water, Water Everywhere — But You Have to Stop and Think 2024-02-29
Is Google Getting Worse? (Update) 2024-02-22
Extra: Mr. Feynman Takes a Trip — But Doesn’t Fall 2024-02-19
The Vanishing Mr. Feynman 2024-02-15
The Brilliant Mr. Feynman 2024-02-08
How the San Francisco 49ers Stopped Being Losers (Update) 2024-02-05
The Curious Mr. Feynman 2024-02-01
574. “A Low Moment in Higher Education” 2024-01-25
5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing (Replay) 2024-01-22
573. Can Academic Fraud Be Stopped? 2024-01-18

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