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The Ezra Klein Show

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Winner of the 2020 Webby and People's Voice awards for best interview podcast. Ezra Klein brings you far-reaching conversations about hard problems, big ideas, illuminating theories, and cutting-edge research. Want to know how Stacey Abrams feels about identity politics? How Hasan Minhaj is reinventing political comedy? The plans behind Elizabeth Warren’s plans? How Michael Lewis reads minds? This is the podcast for you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

  1. 1.
    Sarah Kliff grades Biden and Trump's health care plans10/26/2020
    1:20:17
  2. 2.
    Trumpism never existed. It was always just Trump.10/22/2020
    1:02:09
  3. 3.
    What should Democrats do about the Supreme Court?10/19/2020
    1:27:02
  4. 4.
    Marilynne Robinson on writing, metaphysics, and the Donald Trump dilemma10/15/2020
    1:17:16
  5. 5.
    The case for Trump’s foreign policy10/12/2020
    1:15:59
  6. 6.
    Fareed Zakaria on how Biden and Trump see the world10/08/2020
    1:22:31
  7. 7.
    How a climate bill becomes a reality10/05/2020
    1:28:43
  8. 8.
    The meat we eat affects us all10/02/2020
    35:47
  1. 9.
    A dark, dangerous debate09/30/2020
    1:14:47
  2. 10.
    A radical — or obvious? — plan to save American democracy09/28/2020
    1:13:13
  3. 11.
    RBG, minority rule, and our looming legitimacy crisis09/24/2020
    1:12:05
  4. 12.
    David French and I debate polarization, secession, and the filibuster 09/21/2020
    1:33:28
  5. 13.
    The Matt Yglesias Show 09/17/2020
    1:34:16
  6. 14.
    Race, policing, and the universal yearning for safety09/14/2020
    54:12
  7. 15.
    How to think about coronavirus risk in your life 09/10/2020
    1:10:43
  8. 16.
    Black Republicans, Donald Trump, and America's "George Floyd moment"09/07/2020
    1:31:08
  9. 17.
    Andrew Yang on UBI, coronavirus, and his next job in politics09/03/2020
    1:28:53
  10. 18.
    Why the hell did America invade Iraq?08/31/2020
    1:19:53
  11. 19.
    How to decarbonize America — and create 25 million jobs08/27/2020
    1:06:02
  12. 20.
    Isabel Wilkerson wants to change how we understand race in America08/24/2020
    1:39:27
  13. 21.
    What it would take to end child poverty in America08/20/2020
    53:40
  14. 22.
    Hannah Gadsby on comedy, free speech, and living with autism08/17/2020
    1:33:49
  15. 23.
    What would Keynes do? 08/13/2020
    1:44:20
  16. 24.
    A devastating indictment of the Republican Party08/10/2020
    1:01:34
  17. 25.
    How inequality and white identity politics feed each other08/06/2020
    1:19:14
  18. 26.
    Best of: Jia Tolentino on what happens when life is an endless performance08/03/2020
    1:46:14
  19. 27.
    Dadding out with Mike Birbiglia07/30/2020
    1:18:00
  20. 28.
    A rabbi explains how to make sense of suffering07/27/2020
    54:21
  21. 29.
    The crisis in the news07/23/2020
    52:59
  22. 30.
    Bryan Stevenson on how America can heal07/20/2020
    1:21:05
  23. 31.
    What a post-Trump Republican Party might look like07/16/2020
    1:18:37
  24. 32.
    Free speech, safety, and ‘the letter’ 07/13/2020
    1:30:41
  25. 33.
    The frightening fragility of America's political institutions07/09/2020
    1:08:49
  26. 34.
    Can artificial intelligence be emotionally intelligent? 07/06/2020
    1:17:22
  27. 35.
    Danielle Allen on the radicalism of the American revolution — and its lessons for today07/02/2020
    1:11:42
  28. 36.
    Land of the Giants: The Netflix Effect07/01/2020
    17:57
  29. 37.
    Nicholas Carr on deep reading and digital thinking06/29/2020
    1:11:47
  30. 38.
    Your questions, answered06/25/2020
    1:25:46
  31. 39.
    Which country has the world's best healthcare system? 06/22/2020
    1:10:13
  32. 40.
    The transformative power of restorative justice 06/18/2020
    1:14:17
  33. 41.
    Ross Douthat and I debate American decadence06/15/2020
    1:31:36
  34. 42.
    A serious conversation about UFOs06/11/2020
    1:29:58
  35. 43.
    A former prosecutor's case for prison abolition06/08/2020
    1:04:47
  36. 44.
    Why Ta-Nehisi Coates is hopeful 06/04/2020
    1:32:59
  37. 45.
    Are humans fundamentally good? (with Rutger Bregman) 06/01/2020
    1:40:42
  38. 46.
    From politician to priest05/28/2020
    2:04:26
  39. 47.
    Robert Frank's radical idea05/25/2020
    1:14:54
  40. 48.
    Why “essential” workers are treated as disposable05/21/2020
    1:11:26
  41. 49.
    "The world’s scariest economist” on coronavirus, innovation, and purpose05/18/2020
    1:24:55
  42. 50.
    A mind-bending conversation about quantum mechanics and parallel worlds05/14/2020
    1:22:56
  43. 51.
    Why the coronavirus is so deadly for black America05/11/2020
    1:21:04
  44. 52.
    Jenny Odell on nature, art, and burnout in quarantine05/07/2020
    1:08:38
  45. 53.
    An unusually honest conversation about wielding political power05/04/2020
    1:25:04
  46. 54.
    What should the media learn from coronavirus? 04/30/2020
    1:35:35
  47. 55.
    Bill Gates’s vision for life beyond coronavirus 04/27/2020
    53:09
  48. 56.
    An epic conversation with Madeline Miller 04/23/2020
    1:19:31
  49. 57.
    The loneliness pandemic/Betraying “essential workers”04/20/2020
    49:07
  50. 58.
    Why Bernie Sanders lost and how progressives can still win04/16/2020
    1:39:42
  51. 59.
    Scott Gottlieb on how, and when, to end social distancing04/13/2020
    47:59
  52. 60.
    Toby Ord on existential risk, Donald Trump, and thinking in probabilities04/09/2020
    1:23:30
  53. 61.
    Elizabeth Warren has a plan for this, too04/06/2020
    50:46
  54. 62.
    What social solidarity demands of us in a pandemic04/02/2020
    1:06:57
  55. 63.
    Coronavirus has pushed US-China relations to their worst point since Mao03/30/2020
    1:01:16
  56. 64.
    Is the cure worse than the disease? 03/26/2020
    1:07:09
  57. 65.
    An economic crisis like we’ve never seen 03/23/2020
    1:25:07
  58. 66.
    "The virus is more patient than people are" 03/19/2020
    1:19:55
  59. 67.
    A master class in organizing03/16/2020
    2:01:34
  60. 68.
    Weeds 2020: The coronavirus election03/14/2020
    53:55
  61. 69.
    Dan Pfeiffer on Joe Biden, beating Trump, and saving democracy 03/12/2020
    1:38:16
  62. 70.
    Are you a "political hobbyist?" If so, you're the problem.03/09/2020
    1:23:05
  63. 71.
    What would a Sanders or Biden presidency look like?03/05/2020
    1:10:37
  64. 72.
    Rebecca Solnit on Harvey Weinstein, feminism, and social change 03/02/2020
    1:45:18
  65. 73.
    Weeds 2020: The Bernie electability debate02/29/2020
    58:51
  66. 74.
    Tracy K. Smith changed how I read poetry02/27/2020
    1:30:53
  67. 75.
    Barbara Ehrenreich on UBI, class conflict, and collective joy02/24/2020
    1:07:06
  68. 76.
    What Donald Trump got right about white America02/20/2020
    1:13:45
  69. 77.
    Ta-Nehisi Coates on my “cold, atheist book”02/17/2020
    1:14:56
  70. 78.
    If God is dead, then … socialism? 02/13/2020
    1:03:14
  71. 79.
    Tim Urban on humanity’s wild future 02/10/2020
    1:28:37
  72. 80.
    Jill Lepore on what I get wrong02/06/2020
    1:24:35
  73. 81.
    Is Tom Steyer the solution to our dysfunctional politics? 02/03/2020
    1:03:18
  74. 82.
    Why We're Polarized, with Jamelle Bouie (live!)01/30/2020
    1:16:10
  75. 83.
    Antisemitism now, antisemitism then01/27/2020
    1:32:31
  76. 84.
    Book excerpt: A better theory of identity politics01/23/2020
    1:03:09
  77. 85.
    The war on Muslims (with Mehdi Hasan)01/20/2020
    1:30:41
  78. 86.
    Post-debate special!01/16/2020
    59:47
  79. 87.
    An “uncomfortable” conversation with Cory Booker01/13/2020
    1:31:07
  80. 88.
    The conservative mind of Yuval Levin01/09/2020
    1:19:36
  81. 89.
    How an epidemic begins and ends01/08/2020
    37:13
  82. 90.
    Nathan Robinson’s case for socialism 01/06/2020
    1:40:01
  83. 91.
    How to topple dictators and transform society (with Erica Chenoweth) 01/02/2020
    47:48
  84. 92.
    Ask Ezra Anything 12/30/2019
    1:31:11
  85. 93.
    Best of: Work as identity, burnout as lifestyle12/26/2019
    1:17:40
  86. 94.
    Republicans vs. the planet 12/23/2019
    1:42:43
  87. 95.
    The geoengineering question12/19/2019
    1:14:27
  88. 96.
    How to solve climate change and make life more awesome12/16/2019
    1:34:55
  89. 97.
    Paul Krugman on climate, robots, single-payer, and so much more12/12/2019
    1:26:16
  90. 98.
    The moral philosophy of The Good Place (with Mike Schur and Pamela Hieronymi)12/09/2019
    1:43:10
  91. 99.
    When doing the right thing makes you a criminal12/05/2019
    1:44:12
  92. 100.
    Peter Singer on the lives you can save12/02/2019
    1:18:31
  93. 101.
    Best of: The age of "mega-identity" politics11/28/2019
    1:15:59
  94. 102.
    Because podcast 11/25/2019
    1:20:51
  95. 103.
    There’s more to life than profit11/21/2019
    1:34:54
  96. 104.
    Having a bad day? Dave Eggers can help. 11/18/2019
    1:21:58
  97. 105.
    How Whole Foods, yoga, and NPR became the hallmarks of the elite11/14/2019
    1:11:12
  98. 106.
    How social media makes us antisocial11/11/2019
    1:33:51
  99. 107.
    ICYMI: Edward Norton’s theory of mind, movies, and power11/08/2019
    1:49:20
  100. 108.
    Introducing Reset11/08/2019
    42:56
  101. 109.
    What a smarter Trumpism would sound like11/07/2019
    1:24:50
  102. 110.
    The climate crisis is an oceans crisis11/04/2019
    1:12:33
  103. 111.
    We live in The Good Place. And we’re screwing it up.10/28/2019
    1:23:19
  104. 112.
    Neoliberalism and its discontents10/24/2019
    1:31:47
  105. 113.
    The four words that will decide impeachment10/21/2019
    54:14
  106. 114.
    We don’t just feel emotions. We make them.10/17/2019
    1:32:13
  107. 115.
    How politics became a war against reality10/14/2019
    1:26:09
  108. 116.
    The loneliness epidemic10/10/2019
    1:18:54
  109. 117.
    Ibram X. Kendi wants to redefine racism 10/07/2019
    1:27:34
  110. 118.
    Malcolm Gladwell’s Stranger Things 10/03/2019
    1:33:38
  111. 119.
    An inspiring conversation about democracy09/30/2019
    1:29:06
  112. 120.
    Samantha Power’s journey from foreign policy critic to UN ambassador09/26/2019
    1:29:41
  113. 121.
    When meritocracy wins, everybody loses 09/23/2019
    1:27:16
  114. 122.
    Nikole Hannah-Jones on the 1619 project, choosing schools, and Cuba09/19/2019
    1:40:38
  115. 123.
    Randall Munroe, the genius behind XKCD09/16/2019
    1:24:05
  116. 124.
    Julián Castro's quiet moral radicalism09/12/2019
    1:03:40
  117. 125.
    Political animals (with Leah Garcés) 09/09/2019
    1:28:48
  118. 126.
    John McWhorter thinks we're getting racism wrong09/05/2019
    1:05:45
  119. 127.
    The rocky marriage between libertarians and conservatives09/02/2019
    1:24:53
  120. 128.
    A mind-bending, reality-warping conversation with John Higgs08/29/2019
    1:27:34
  121. 129.
    Jia Tolentino on what happens when life is an endless performance08/26/2019
    1:41:05
  122. 130.
    The original meaning of “identity politics” (with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor)08/22/2019
    1:21:04
  123. 131.
    Are bosses dictators? (with Elizabeth Anderson)08/19/2019
    1:27:09
  124. 132.
    The Constitution is a progressive document08/15/2019
    58:29
  125. 133.
    Matt Bruenig’s case for single-payer health care08/12/2019
    2:01:11
  126. 134.
    Can Raj Chetty save the American dream? 08/08/2019
    1:18:58
  127. 135.
    Astra Taylor will change how you think about democracy08/05/2019
    1:18:03
  128. 136.
    Is big tech addictive? Nir Eyal and I debate.08/01/2019
    1:15:29
  129. 137.
    Generation Climate Change07/29/2019
    1:33:44
  130. 138.
    Is the media amplifying Trump’s racism? (with Whitney Phillips)07/25/2019
    1:23:56
  131. 139.
    Rutger Bregman’s utopias, and mine07/22/2019
    1:28:35
  132. 140.
    How white identity politics won the Republican civil war07/18/2019
    1:24:56
  133. 141.
    George Will makes the conservative case against democracy07/15/2019
    1:12:44
  134. 142.
    What deliberative democracy can, and can’t, do (with Jane Mansbridge)07/11/2019
    52:46
  135. 143.
    Rod Dreher on America’s post-Christian culture war [CORRECTED]07/08/2019
    1:51:54
  136. 144.
    White threat in a browning America (Jennifer Richeson re-air)07/04/2019
    1:14:49
  137. 145.
    Behind the panic in white, Christian America07/01/2019
    1:33:12
  138. 146.
    An enlightening, frustrating conversation on liberalism (with Adam Gopnik)06/27/2019
    1:47:16
  139. 147.
    The cognitive cost of poverty (with Sendhil Mullainathan)06/24/2019
    1:35:28
  140. 148.
    Failing towards Utopia06/21/2019
    20:11
  141. 149.
    Why liberals and conservatives create such different media (with Danna Young)06/20/2019
    1:32:42
  142. 150.
    Stacey Abrams and Lauren Groh-Wargo (Live!)06/17/2019
    1:01:11
  143. 151.
    This changed how I think about love (with Alison Gopnik)06/13/2019
    1:35:31
  144. 152.
    The plan behind Elizabeth Warren’s plans06/10/2019
    50:52
  145. 153.
    Michael Lewis reads my mind06/06/2019
    1:44:10
  146. 154.
    How Mitch McConnell convinced Michael Bennet to run for president06/03/2019
    1:15:07
  147. 155.
    How the brains of master meditators change05/30/2019
    1:11:08
  148. 156.
    Why good people are easily corrupted (with Lawrence Lessig)05/27/2019
    1:21:08
  149. 157.
    The art of attention (with Jenny Odell)05/23/2019
    1:27:29
  150. 158.
    Matt Yglesias and Jenny Schuetz solve the housing crisis05/20/2019
    1:01:41
  151. 159.
    What kind of news is cable news? (With Brian Stelter)05/16/2019
    1:24:08
  152. 160.
    Contrapoints on taking the trolls seriously05/13/2019
    1:17:41
  153. 161.
    The purpose of political violence05/09/2019
    1:17:24
  154. 162.
    Ask Ezra Anything 3: Endgame05/06/2019
    1:32:41
  155. 163.
    The disillusionment of David Brooks05/02/2019
    1:35:11
  156. 164.
    Emily Oster schools me on parenthood04/29/2019
    53:22
  157. 165.
    Lessons from Vox’s first 5 years04/25/2019
    1:32:31
  158. 166.
    Work as identity, burnout as lifestyle04/22/2019
    1:21:01
  159. 167.
    How social democrats won Europe — then lost it04/18/2019
    1:05:51
  160. 168.
    In defense of white-backlash politics04/15/2019
    1:38:06
  161. 169.
    Identity, nationalism, and fatherhood04/11/2019
    1:45:04
  162. 170.
    An ex-libertarian’s quest to rebuild the center right04/08/2019
    1:23:11
  163. 171.
    How whiteness distorts our democracy, with Eddie Glaude Jr.04/04/2019
    1:27:58
  164. 172.
    Pete Buttigieg’s theory of political change04/01/2019
    58:46
  165. 173.
    Meet the policy architect behind the Green New Deal03/28/2019
    1:21:36
  166. 174.
    The somewhat fractured state of American conservatism 03/25/2019
    59:54
  167. 175.
    American politics after Christianity, with Ross Douthat03/21/2019
    1:15:51
  168. 176.
    Why Gov. Jay Inslee is running for president on climate change03/18/2019
    1:04:21
  169. 177.
    ICYMI: Julia Galef03/14/2019
    1:30:44
  170. 178.
    The roots of extremism, with Deeyah Khan03/11/2019
    1:21:45
  171. 179.
    ICYMI: Paul Krugman03/07/2019
    1:36:08
  172. 180.
    Pop music can make you smarter03/06/2019
    21:44
  173. 181.
    Life after climate change, with David Wallace-Wells03/04/2019
    1:10:51
  174. 182.
    Pramila Jayapal thinks we can get to Medicare-for-All fast02/28/2019
    56:24
  175. 183.
    Noah Rothman on the "unjustice" of social justice politics02/25/2019
    1:09:07
  176. 184.
    Why should we care about deficits?02/21/2019
    1:04:44
  177. 185.
    Anniversary special: Rachel Maddow 02/18/2019
    1:40:04
  178. 186.
    Andrew Sullivan and I work out our differences02/14/2019
    2:03:18
  179. 187.
    The core contradiction of American politics02/11/2019
    1:05:25
  180. 188.
    Leftists vs. liberals, with Elizabeth Bruenig02/07/2019
    1:18:14
  181. 189.
    The world according to Ralph Nader02/04/2019
    1:22:18
  182. 190.
    This conversation will change how you understand misogyny01/31/2019
    2:12:55
  183. 191.
    Ending the age of animal cruelty, with Bruce Friedrich01/28/2019
    1:17:42
  184. 192.
    Robert Sapolsky on the toxic intersection of poverty and stress01/24/2019
    1:17:25
  185. 193.
    Frances Lee on why bipartisanship is irrational01/21/2019
    59:29
  186. 194.
    Sean Decatur doesn’t see a free speech crisis on campus01/17/2019
    1:17:00
  187. 195.
    Cal Newport has an answer for digital burnout01/14/2019
    1:07:59
  188. 196.
    Eric Holder’s plan to save democracy01/10/2019
    1:02:37
  189. 197.
    Anil Dash on the biases of tech01/07/2019
    1:19:12
  190. 198.
    Jill Lepore on America’s two revolutions01/03/2019
    1:32:08
  191. 199.
    Best of: N.K. Jemisin12/31/2018
    1:21:52
  192. 200.
    Best-of: Bryan Stevenson12/27/2018
    1:31:01

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