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The Ezra Klein Show

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Ezra Klein brings you far-reaching conversations about hard problems, big ideas, illuminating theories, and cutting-edge research. Want to know how Mark Zuckerberg intends to govern Facebook? What Barack Obama regrets in Obamacare? The dangers Yuval Harari sees in our future? What Michael Pollan learned on psychedelics? The lessons Bryan Stevenson learned freeing the wrongly convicted on death row? The way N.K. Jemisin imagines new worlds? This is the podcast for you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

  1. 1.
    American politics after Christianity, with Ross Douthat03/21/2019
    1:18:29
  2. 2.
    Why Gov. Jay Inslee is running for president on climate change03/18/2019
    1:08:51
  3. 3.
    ICYMI: Julia Galef03/14/2019
    1:34:27
  4. 4.
    The roots of extremism, with Deeyah Khan03/11/2019
    1:25:36
  5. 5.
    ICYMI: Paul Krugman03/07/2019
    1:41:02
  6. 6.
    BONUS: Pop music can make you smarter03/06/2019
    21:44
  7. 7.
    Life after climate change, with David Wallace-Wells03/04/2019
    1:13:55
  8. 8.
    Pramila Jayapal thinks we can get to Medicare-for-All fast02/28/2019
    58:10
  1. 9.
    Noah Rothman on the "unjustice" of social justice politics02/25/2019
    1:10:25
  2. 10.
    Why should we care about deficits?02/21/2019
    1:07:08
  3. 11.
    Anniversary special: Rachel Maddow 02/18/2019
    1:44:23
  4. 12.
    Andrew Sullivan and I work out our differences02/14/2019
    2:08:31
  5. 13.
    The core contradiction of American politics02/11/2019
    1:09:23
  6. 14.
    Leftists vs. liberals, with Elizabeth Bruenig02/07/2019
    1:22:11
  7. 15.
    The world according to Ralph Nader02/04/2019
    1:25:14
  8. 16.
    This conversation will change how you understand misogyny01/31/2019
    2:14:20
  9. 17.
    Ending the age of animal cruelty, with Bruce Friedrich01/28/2019
    1:21:25
  10. 18.
    Robert Sapolsky on the toxic intersection of poverty and stress01/24/2019
    1:18:03
  11. 19.
    Frances Lee on why bipartisanship is irrational01/21/2019
    1:01:26
  12. 20.
    Sean Decatur doesn’t see a free speech crisis on campus01/17/2019
    1:19:01
  13. 21.
    Cal Newport has an answer for digital burnout01/14/2019
    1:11:13
  14. 22.
    Eric Holder’s plan to save democracy01/10/2019
    1:00:48
  15. 23.
    Anil Dash on the biases of tech01/07/2019
    1:17:23
  16. 24.
    Jill Lepore on America’s two revolutions01/03/2019
    1:30:32
  17. 25.
    Best of: N.K. Jemisin12/31/2018
    1:20:06
  18. 26.
    Best-of: Bryan Stevenson12/27/2018
    1:29:14
  19. 27.
    Kara Swisher interviews me on the Future of Journalism (Live!)12/24/2018
    1:30:06
  20. 28.
    TED’s Chris Anderson on the lessons of listening 12/20/2018
    1:06:26
  21. 29.
    Rep. Katie Porter on how capitalism is failing12/17/2018
    1:16:27
  22. 30.
    How Hasan Minhaj is reinventing political comedy12/13/2018
    1:38:42
  23. 31.
    Adam Serwer on white political correctness12/10/2018
    47:22
  24. 32.
    Will Storr on why you are not yourself12/06/2018
    1:22:56
  25. 33.
    How to be a better carnivore12/03/2018
    32:07
  26. 34.
    Peter Beinart on anti-Semitism in America and illiberalism in Israel11/29/2018
    1:23:05
  27. 35.
    Where Jonathan Haidt thinks the American mind went wrong11/26/2018
    1:53:13
  28. 36.
    The Impact: Deportation without representation11/22/2018
    30:18
  29. 37.
    Molly Ball on Nancy Pelosi’s future and Paul Ryan’s failure11/19/2018
    59:55
  30. 38.
    Whitney Phillips explains how Trump controls the media11/15/2018
    1:46:46
  31. 39.
    Ask Ezra Anything11/12/2018
    1:32:34
  32. 40.
    Presidents in crisis with Slow Burn’s Leon Neyfakh11/08/2018
    1:20:30
  33. 41.
    Sandy Darity has a plan to close the wealth gap11/05/2018
    47:01
  34. 42.
    How identity politics elected Donald Trump11/01/2018
    1:36:54
  35. 43.
    Rep. Mark Sanford on losing the Republican Party to Donald Trump10/29/2018
    1:00:50
  36. 44.
    Doris Kearns Goodwin (live!) on how great presidents are made10/25/2018
    1:23:15
  37. 45.
    What Nate Silver's learned about forecasting elections10/22/2018
    1:21:22
  38. 46.
    Future Perfect: making prisons more humane10/20/2018
    24:01
  39. 47.
    Jay Rosen is pessimistic about the media. So am I.10/18/2018
    1:22:24
  40. 48.
    Why Bill Gates is worried10/15/2018
    1:00:50
  41. 49.
    Reihan Salam makes the case against open borders10/11/2018
    1:29:04
  42. 50.
    Jose Antonio Vargas on living undocumented in Trump’s America10/08/2018
    1:29:14
  43. 51.
    Rebecca Traister: Women's rage is transforming America10/04/2018
    1:10:08
  44. 52.
    Patrick Deneen says liberalism has failed. Is he right?10/01/2018
    1:01:33
  45. 53.
    Francis Fukuyama’s case against identity politics09/27/2018
    1:30:17
  46. 54.
    Carol Anderson on the myth of American democracy09/24/2018
    59:23
  47. 55.
    Martha C. Nussbaum on how fear deforms our politics09/17/2018
    58:09
  48. 56.
    David French on “The Great White Culture War"09/10/2018
    1:37:06
  49. 57.
    Your attention is being hijacked. Chris Bailey can help.09/04/2018
    1:08:00
  50. 58.
    Anand Giridharadas on the elite charade of changing the world08/30/2018
    1:30:04
  51. 59.
    I build a world with fantasy master N.K. Jemisin08/27/2018
    1:25:49
  52. 60.
    Reup: Zephyr Teachout vs. Corruption08/24/2018
    1:29:07
  53. 61.
    Is our economy totally screwed? Andrew Yang and I debate.08/20/2018
    1:13:58
  54. 62.
    Chef Marcus Samuelsson on immigration, creativity, and Anthony Bourdain08/13/2018
    1:17:32
  55. 63.
    Why online politics gets so extreme so fast08/06/2018
    1:07:36
  56. 64.
    Taking Trump’s corruption seriously08/02/2018
    1:02:10
  57. 65.
    The surprising story of how American politics polarized07/30/2018
    1:07:26
  58. 66.
    The most important idea for understanding American politics in 201807/23/2018
    1:15:56
  59. 67.
    What economists and politicians get wrong about trade07/19/2018
    54:55
  60. 68.
    How to disagree better07/16/2018
    1:38:37
  61. 69.
    Jaron Lanier’s case for deleting social media right now07/09/2018
    1:23:47
  62. 70.
    The most clarifying conversation I’ve had about Trump and Russia (part 2)07/05/2018
    1:05:54
  63. 71.
    The Supreme Court vs. Democracy07/02/2018
    1:06:33
  64. 72.
    Eric Garcetti on the lessons of Los Angeles06/25/2018
    1:03:07
  65. 73.
    What Ellen Pao saw coming06/18/2018
    1:10:44
  66. 74.
    The Green Pill06/11/2018
    1:01:45
  67. 75.
    How Jane Mayer exposed Eric Schneiderman, Bush’s torture program, and the Kochs06/04/2018
    1:15:18
  68. 76.
    Political power and the racial wealth gap05/28/2018
    1:22:09
  69. 77.
    Tyler Cowen on the painful end of American complacency05/21/2018
    1:30:53
  70. 78.
    A mind-expanding conversation with Michael Pollan05/14/2018
    1:23:17
  71. 79.
    Optimism about America05/07/2018
    1:22:15
  72. 80.
    The New York Times’s lead Clinton reporter reflects on her coverage05/03/2018
    55:07
  73. 81.
    The age of "mega-identity" politics04/30/2018
    1:19:40
  74. 82.
    Is American democracy really in decline? A debate.04/23/2018
    1:53:28
  75. 83.
    Special episode: The Syrian conflict, explained by a UN diplomat who saw it start04/20/2018
    57:39
  76. 84.
    Is modern society making us depressed? 04/16/2018
    1:31:07
  77. 85.
    Carol Anderson on White Rage and Donald Trump04/12/2018
    1:31:26
  78. 86.
    The Sam Harris Debate04/09/2018
    2:09:15
  79. 87.
    Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s hardest year, and what comes next04/02/2018
    49:02
  80. 88.
    Is Mitch Landrieu the "White, Southern Anti-Trump"?03/26/2018
    1:25:43
  81. 89.
    Melinda Gates (live!) on stopping climate change, ending malaria, and the problems money can’t solve03/19/2018
    54:43
  82. 90.
    A better conversation on guns03/12/2018
    52:54
  83. 91.
    This isn’t Joe Kennedy’s grandfather’s Democratic Party, and he knows it03/05/2018
    1:01:48
  84. 92.
    Amy Chua on how tribalism is tearing America apart02/26/2018
    59:14
  85. 93.
    My favorite new podcast02/23/2018
    22:07
  86. 94.
    How technology brings out the worst in us, with Tristan Harris02/19/2018
    1:10:36
  87. 95.
    Steven Pinker: enlightenment values made this the best moment in human history02/12/2018
    1:12:34
  88. 96.
    Why my politics are bad with Bhaskar Sunkara02/05/2018
    1:12:35
  89. 97.
    How Democracies Die01/29/2018
    1:15:25
  90. 98.
    How to oppose Trump without becoming more like him01/22/2018
    1:15:06
  91. 99.
    You will love this conversation with Jaron Lanier, but I can’t describe it01/15/2018
    1:36:52
  92. 100.
    The most clarifying conversation I’ve had on Trump and Russia01/08/2018
    1:15:53
  93. 101.
    Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau on Trump’s first year, the GOP’s “rot,” and the left’s failures01/02/2018
    58:53
  94. 102.
    The inside story of Doug Jones’s win in Alabama12/25/2017
    1:04:29
  95. 103.
    What life is like in North Korea12/18/2017
    50:50
  96. 104.
    "An orgy of serious policy discussion" with Paul Krugman12/11/2017
    1:35:18
  97. 105.
    The case for impeachment12/04/2017
    1:11:04
  98. 106.
    What Buddhism got right about the human brain11/27/2017
    1:18:34
  99. 107.
    Rebecca Traister on #MeToo, female rage, and Anita Hill’s legacy11/20/2017
    1:31:04
  100. 108.
    Ai-jen Poo: the future of work isn’t robots. It’s caring humans.11/13/2017
    1:05:02
  101. 109.
    Evan Osnos on the North Korea crisis, Trump’s mental health, and China's rise11/06/2017
    1:24:45
  102. 110.
    Why politics needs more conflict, not less10/30/2017
    1:17:11
  103. 111.
    Why the Weinstein scandal gives Tig Notaro hope about Hollywood10/23/2017
    44:16
  104. 112.
    Introducing: The Impact, with the curious case of the $629 Band-Aid10/19/2017
    26:08
  105. 113.
    What happens when human beings take control of their own evolution?10/16/2017
    1:05:00
  106. 114.
    Ta-Nehisi Coates is not here to comfort you10/09/2017
    1:11:35
  107. 115.
    How the Republican Party created Donald Trump10/02/2017
    1:51:09
  108. 116.
    Reihan Salam wants to remake the Republican Party -- again 09/25/2017
    1:20:22
  109. 117.
    David Remnick on journalism in the Trump era and why he hires obsessives09/19/2017
    1:29:26
  110. 118.
    What Hillary Clinton really thinks09/12/2017
    1:00:55
  111. 119.
    Dan Rather thought he'd seen it all. But then came President Trump.09/05/2017
    1:09:45
  112. 120.
    From 4Chan to Charlottesville: where the alt-right came from, and where it's going08/29/2017
    1:27:38
  113. 121.
    Why prosecutors, not cops, are the keys to criminal justice reform08/22/2017
    1:17:59
  114. 122.
    Chris Hayes on whether Trump should be removed from office08/15/2017
    1:07:02
  115. 123.
    Sen. Michael Bennet on why this is a dismal, sociopathic era in Congress08/08/2017
    1:19:31
  116. 124.
    What’s scary isn’t Trump’s illiberalism but America's acceptance of it08/01/2017
    1:06:05
  117. 125.
    Julia Galef on how to argue better and change your mind more07/25/2017
    1:33:46
  118. 126.
    Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia, the first psychologist to run a jail07/18/2017
    1:08:45
  119. 127.
    Eddie Izzard on World War I, cake or death, and marathoning07/11/2017
    1:13:51
  120. 128.
    Avik Roy and Ezra debate the Senate GOP's health bill07/03/2017
    1:26:05
  121. 129.
    danah boyd on why fake news is so easy to believe06/27/2017
    1:27:58
  122. 130.
    Al Franken on learning to be a politician06/20/2017
    56:34
  123. 131.
    Zephyr Teachout on suing Trump, fighting corruption, and breaking monopolies06/13/2017
    1:33:53
  124. 132.
    Masha Gessen offers a plausible Trump-Russia theory06/06/2017
    1:06:14
  125. 133.
    Kwame Anthony Appiah on cosmopolitanism05/30/2017
    1:07:59
  126. 134.
    Yascha Mounk: Is Trump’s incompetence saving us from his illiberalism?05/23/2017
    1:34:59
  127. 135.
    Bryan Stevenson on why the opposite of poverty isn’t wealth, but justice05/16/2017
    1:33:42
  128. 136.
    Death, Sex, and Money’s Anna Sale on bringing empathy to politics05/09/2017
    1:13:36
  129. 137.
    Cory Booker returns, live, to talk trust, Trump, and basic incomes05/04/2017
    1:08:38
  130. 138.
    VC Bill Gurley on transforming health care05/02/2017
    1:13:30
  131. 139.
    Elizabeth Warren on what Barack Obama got wrong04/25/2017
    47:25
  132. 140.
    Cal Newport on doing Deep Work and escaping social media04/18/2017
    1:20:17
  133. 141.
    G. Willow Wilson on religion, comics, and modern myths04/11/2017
    1:12:36
  134. 142.
    Chris Hayes on the crisis of elites and the politics of order04/04/2017
    1:40:03
  135. 143.
    Tyler Cowen explains it all03/28/2017
    1:31:46
  136. 144.
    Molly Ball on whether facts matter in politics03/21/2017
    1:13:43
  137. 145.
    Denis McDonough on how to run the White House03/14/2017
    1:19:03
  138. 146.
    Cecile Richards on Planned Parenthood, labor organizing, and the Supreme Court03/07/2017
    1:12:21
  139. 147.
    Tim Ferriss on suffering, psychedelics, and spirituality03/02/2017
    1:48:33
  140. 148.
    Yuval Harari, author of “Sapiens,” on AI, religion, and 60-day meditation retreats02/28/2017
    1:07:04
  141. 149.
    Elizabeth Drew covered Watergate. Here's what she thinks of Trump.02/21/2017
    1:08:46
  142. 150.
    Avik Roy on why conservatives need to embrace diversity02/14/2017
    1:28:31
  143. 151.
    Kara Swisher gives a master class on reporting and interviewing02/07/2017
    1:35:23
  144. 152.
    David Miliband explains the global refugee crisis02/02/2017
    46:38
  145. 153.
    Jennifer Lawless on why you — yes, you — should run for office01/31/2017
    1:01:08
  146. 154.
    JD Vance: the reluctant interpreter of Trumpism01/24/2017
    1:40:32
  147. 155.
    Keith Ellison: The Democratic National Committee has become the Democratic Presidential Committee, and that needs to end01/17/2017
    1:00:50
  148. 156.
    Elizabeth Kolbert: We have locked in centuries of climate change01/10/2017
    1:18:31
  149. 157.
    Sarah Kliff and Ezra Interview Obama About Obamacare01/06/2017
    1:12:55
  150. 158.
    You Ask, Ezra Answers01/03/2017
    1:33:19
  151. 159.
    Evelyn Farkas explains the crisis in Syria and the threat of Russia12/27/2016
    1:17:54
  152. 160.
    Tim Wu's interesting, unusual, fascinating life12/20/2016
    1:29:12
  153. 161.
    Ta-Nehisi Coates: "There’s not gonna be a happy ending to this story"12/14/2016
    1:40:54
  154. 162.
    Stripe CEO Patrick Collison on management, rationalism, and the enlightenment12/06/2016
    1:27:16
  155. 163.
    Award-winning chef José Andrés on cooking, creativity, and learning from the best11/29/2016
    1:26:53
  156. 164.
    Heather McGhee returns to talk Trump, race, and empathy11/22/2016
    59:35
  157. 165.
    Ron Brownstein: Clinton didn’t lose because of the white working class11/15/2016
    1:03:52
  158. 166.
    David Frum on the 2016 election, and the long decline of the GOP11/06/2016
    1:32:04
  159. 167.
    Deborah Tannen on gendered speech, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and you11/01/2016
    1:29:56
  160. 168.
    Joseph Stiglitz on broken markets, bad trade deals, and basic incomes10/25/2016
    1:06:17
  161. 169.
    Let's talk about Hillary Clinton's policy ideas, with Jonathan Cohn10/18/2016
    1:10:01
  162. 170.
    Francis Fukuyama on whether America's democracy is decaying10/11/2016
    1:07:30
  163. 171.
    Tyler Cowen interviews Ezra Klein about politics, media, and more10/06/2016
    1:13:17
  164. 172.
    The best conversation I’ve had about the election, with Molly Ball10/04/2016
    1:08:50
  165. 173.
    HHS Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell on running Obamacare, Medicare, and Medicaid09/27/2016
    43:56
  166. 174.
    Dr. Leana Wen on why the opposite of poverty is health09/20/2016
    1:36:33
  167. 175.
    Arlie Hochschild on how America feels to Trump supporters09/13/2016
    55:43
  168. 176.
    Stewart Butterfield on creating Slack, learning from games, and finding your online identity09/06/2016
    1:31:22
  169. 177.
    W. Kamau Bell on the lessons of parenthood, Twitter, and fame08/30/2016
    1:28:02
  170. 178.
    Malcolm Gladwell on the danger of joining consensus opinions08/23/2016
    1:30:29
  171. 179.
    Grant Gordon on studying the world's worst conflicts08/16/2016
    1:26:05
  172. 180.
    Melissa Bell on starting Vox, managing media, and connecting newsrooms08/09/2016
    1:19:32
  173. 181.
    Atul Gawande on surgery, writing, Obamacare, and indie music08/02/2016
    1:34:16
  174. 182.
    Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show07/26/2016
    1:13:05
  175. 183.
    Conservative intellectual Yuval Levin on how the Republican Party lost its way07/19/2016
    1:14:28
  176. 184.
    Hillary Clinton. Yes, that Hillary Clinton.07/12/2016
    44:34
  177. 185.
    Patrick Brown on plant-meat that bleeds and the science of flavor07/05/2016
    42:51
  178. 186.
    Heather McGhee on what Democrats get wrong about racism06/28/2016
    1:14:04
  179. 187.
    Jesse Eisenberg on Jewish humor, writing lessons, and interrogating strangers06/21/2016
    58:13
  180. 188.
    Jessica Valenti on honesty, internet trolls, and modern feminism06/14/2016
    1:08:12
  181. 189.
    Moby on how cheap rent leads to great art06/07/2016
    55:04
  182. 190.
    Secretary of Labor (and maybe VP?) Tom Perez05/31/2016
    1:03:44
  183. 191.
    Andrew Sullivan on quitting blogging, fearing political correctness, and Donald Trump05/24/2016
    1:51:18
  184. 192.
    Alice Rivlin, queen of Washington's budget wonks05/17/2016
    54:38
  185. 193.
    Arianna Huffington on sleep, death, and social media05/10/2016
    1:25:40
  186. 194.
    Robert Reich on supporting Bernie Sanders, dating Hillary Clinton, and fighting inequality05/03/2016
    1:41:10
  187. 195.
    Bruce Friedrich on how technology will reduce animal suffering04/26/2016
    1:16:28
  188. 196.
    Ben Thompson on how to make it in media in 201604/19/2016
    1:32:03
  189. 197.
    Ben Thompson on how the media business is changing04/19/2016
    1:32:03
  190. 198.
    Grover Norquist explains what it takes to change American politics04/12/2016
    1:26:47
  191. 199.
    Neera Tanden on what it's like to work for Hillary Clinton04/05/2016
    1:07:45
  192. 200.
    David Chang, head of the Momofuku empire03/29/2016
    1:24:39

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