Posted In: Food, World War II, Prohibition
What do Prohibition, World War II and immigration policy have to do with your food? Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses reasons why American food is what it is today.
Posted In: turkey, Thanksgiving
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses why the turkey industry is built around artificial insemination.
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses some of the strange side effects that happen around elections.
Posted In: Education
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt discuss why teachers cheat and how we can deal with the problem.
Posted In: Crime
Conventional wisdom says a bad economy leads to increased crime. But Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt tell us why that's not true.
Posted In: Transportation
Besides the fear of an axe murderer, there are valid reasons why hitchhiking has died off. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses those reasons and tells us why you should care.
Posted In: Health
Freakonomics correspondent Stephen Dubner explains the unexpected consequences of predetermining your baby's genetics.