On today's show, how a policy that made natural gas very cheap for every household in Ukraine almost bankrupted the nation. And how that led, in part, to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
If you asked someone on the street 100 years ago, "How's the economy doing?" They wouldn't have had any idea what you were talking about.
On today's show: How we started boiling down entire nations into a single number. And how that number made people think they could control everything.