What’s Your Problem? Bringing Back the American Hoodie

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Bayard Winthrop is the founder and CEO of American Giant. Bayard’s problem is this: How do you make clothes in America — and compete in a global economy?

Today’s show is about the future of American manufacturing. But it is also about something very simple: A sweatshirt made in America. It costs $138, and it is wildly popular.

The Host

Jacob Goldstein

Jacob Goldstein spent more than a decade as co-host of the Planet Money podcast. He's also the author of the book Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing, which the New…