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 freakonomics.com/plus.

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EXTRA: People Aren’t Dumb. The World Is Hard. (Update) 2024-07-15
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EXTRA: The Opioid Tragedy — How We Got Here 2024-06-03
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589. Why Has the Opioid Crisis Lasted So Long? 2024-05-23
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588. Confessions of a Black Conservative 2024-05-16
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