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Ep. #67 – Why Housing Is Sky High in 2022

In just two years, home prices in the US have surged by over 30%. The housing market has gotten so hot that most millennials believe they will never be able to afford a home. Here’s what is driving one of the largest housing bubbles in American history.
May 18, 2022

Ep. #66 – Why British Parliament Made The Irish Potato Famine Worse

In 1815, the British Parliament effectively banned the importation of wheat from overseas by passing the Corn Laws. Here’s why this law made the Irish Potato Famine worse.
May 13, 2022

Ep. #65 – Why Singapore Is So Rich

Singapore was once poorer than Jamaica. Today, it is one of the richest countries on Earth. Here’s why an island nation smaller than Houston got so rich.
May 5, 2022

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