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The Ezra Klein Show

Ezra Klein gives you a chance to get inside the heads of the newsmakers and power players in politics and media. These are extended conversations with policymakers, writers, technologists, and business leaders about what they believe in and why. Look elsewhere for posturing confrontation and quick reactions to the day's news. Subscribe for the anti-soundbite.
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Future Perfect: making prisons more humane Oct 20, 2018 Listen Download
Jay Rosen is pessimistic about the media. So am I. Oct 18, 2018 Listen Download
Why Bill Gates is worried Oct 15, 2018 Listen Download
Reihan Salam makes the case against open borders Oct 11, 2018 Listen Download
Jose Antonio Vargas on living undocumented in Trump’s America Oct 8, 2018 Listen Download
Rebecca Traister: Women's rage is transforming America Oct 4, 2018 Listen Download
Patrick Deneen says liberalism has failed. Is he right? Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
Francis Fukuyama’s case against identity politics Sep 27, 2018 Listen Download
Carol Anderson on the myth of American democracy Sep 24, 2018 Listen Download
Martha C. Nussbaum on how fear deforms our politics Sep 17, 2018 Listen Download
David French on “The Great White Culture War" Sep 10, 2018 Listen Download
Your attention is being hijacked. Chris Bailey can help. Sep 4, 2018 Listen Download
Anand Giridharadas on the elite charade of changing the world Aug 30, 2018 Listen Download
I build a world with fantasy master N.K. Jemisin Aug 27, 2018 Listen Download
Reup: Zephyr Teachout vs. Corruption Aug 24, 2018 Listen Download
Is our economy totally screwed? Andrew Yang and I debate. Aug 20, 2018 Listen Download
Chef Marcus Samuelsson on immigration, creativity, and Anthony Bourdain Aug 13, 2018 Listen Download
Why online politics gets so extreme so fast Aug 6, 2018 Listen Download
Taking Trump’s corruption seriously Aug 2, 2018 Listen Download
The surprising story of how American politics polarized Jul 30, 2018 Listen Download
The most important idea for understanding American politics in 2018 Jul 23, 2018 Listen Download
What economists and politicians get wrong about trade Jul 19, 2018 Listen Download
How to disagree better Jul 16, 2018 Listen Download
Jaron Lanier’s case for deleting social media right now Jul 9, 2018 Listen Download
The most clarifying conversation I’ve had about Trump and Russia (part 2) Jul 5, 2018 Listen Download
The Supreme Court vs. Democracy Jul 2, 2018 Listen Download
Eric Garcetti on the lessons of Los Angeles Jun 25, 2018 Listen Download
What Ellen Pao saw coming Jun 18, 2018 Listen Download
The Green Pill Jun 11, 2018 Listen Download
How Jane Mayer exposed Eric Schneiderman, Bush’s torture program, and the Kochs Jun 4, 2018 Listen Download
Political power and the racial wealth gap May 28, 2018 Listen Download
Tyler Cowen on the painful end of American complacency May 21, 2018 Listen Download
A mind-expanding conversation with Michael Pollan May 14, 2018 Listen Download
Optimism about America May 7, 2018 Listen Download
The New York Times’s lead Clinton reporter reflects on her coverage May 3, 2018 Listen Download
The age of "mega-identity" politics Apr 30, 2018 Listen Download
Is American democracy really in decline? A debate. Apr 23, 2018 Listen Download
Special episode: The Syrian conflict, explained by a UN diplomat who saw it start Apr 20, 2018 Listen Download
Is modern society making us depressed? Apr 16, 2018 Listen Download
Carol Anderson on White Rage and Donald Trump Apr 12, 2018 Listen Download
The Sam Harris Debate Apr 9, 2018 Listen Download
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s hardest year, and what comes next Apr 2, 2018 Listen Download
Is Mitch Landrieu the "White, Southern Anti-Trump"? Mar 26, 2018 Listen Download
Melinda Gates (live!) on stopping climate change, ending malaria, and the problems money can’t solve Mar 19, 2018 Listen Download
A better conversation on guns Mar 12, 2018 Listen Download
This isn’t Joe Kennedy’s grandfather’s Democratic Party, and he knows it Mar 5, 2018 Listen Download
Amy Chua on how tribalism is tearing America apart Feb 26, 2018 Listen Download
My favorite new podcast Feb 23, 2018 Listen Download
How technology brings out the worst in us, with Tristan Harris Feb 19, 2018 Listen Download
Steven Pinker: enlightenment values made this the best moment in human history Feb 12, 2018 Listen Download
Why my politics are bad with Bhaskar Sunkara Feb 5, 2018 Listen Download
How Democracies Die Jan 29, 2018 Listen Download
How to oppose Trump without becoming more like him Jan 22, 2018 Listen Download
You will love this conversation with Jaron Lanier, but I can’t describe it Jan 15, 2018 Listen Download
The most clarifying conversation I’ve had on Trump and Russia Jan 8, 2018 Listen Download
Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau on Trump’s first year, the GOP’s “rot,” and the left’s failures Jan 2, 2018 Listen Download
The inside story of Doug Jones’s win in Alabama Dec 25, 2017 Listen Download
What life is like in North Korea Dec 18, 2017 Listen Download
"An orgy of serious policy discussion" with Paul Krugman Dec 11, 2017 Listen Download
The case for impeachment Dec 4, 2017 Listen Download
What Buddhism got right about the human brain Nov 27, 2017 Listen Download
Rebecca Traister on #MeToo, female rage, and Anita Hill’s legacy Nov 20, 2017 Listen Download
Ai-jen Poo: the future of work isn’t robots. It’s caring humans. Nov 13, 2017 Listen Download
Evan Osnos on the North Korea crisis, Trump’s mental health, and China's rise Nov 6, 2017 Listen Download
Why politics needs more conflict, not less Oct 30, 2017 Listen Download
Why the Weinstein scandal gives Tig Notaro hope about Hollywood Oct 23, 2017 Listen Download
Introducing: The Impact, with the curious case of the $629 Band-Aid Oct 19, 2017 Listen Download
What happens when human beings take control of their own evolution? Oct 16, 2017 Listen Download
Ta-Nehisi Coates is not here to comfort you Oct 9, 2017 Listen Download
How the Republican Party created Donald Trump Oct 2, 2017 Listen Download
Reihan Salam wants to remake the Republican Party -- again Sep 25, 2017 Listen Download
David Remnick on journalism in the Trump era and why he hires obsessives Sep 19, 2017 Listen Download
What Hillary Clinton really thinks Sep 12, 2017 Listen Download
Dan Rather thought he'd seen it all. But then came President Trump. Sep 5, 2017 Listen Download
From 4Chan to Charlottesville: where the alt-right came from, and where it's going Aug 29, 2017 Listen Download
Why prosecutors, not cops, are the keys to criminal justice reform Aug 22, 2017 Listen Download
Chris Hayes on whether Trump should be removed from office Aug 15, 2017 Listen Download
Sen. Michael Bennet on why this is a dismal, sociopathic era in Congress Aug 8, 2017 Listen Download
What’s scary isn’t Trump’s illiberalism but America's acceptance of it Aug 1, 2017 Listen Download
Julia Galef on how to argue better and change your mind more Jul 25, 2017 Listen Download
Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia, the first psychologist to run a jail Jul 18, 2017 Listen Download
Eddie Izzard on World War I, cake or death, and marathoning Jul 11, 2017 Listen Download
Avik Roy and Ezra debate the Senate GOP's health bill Jul 3, 2017 Listen Download
danah boyd on why fake news is so easy to believe Jun 27, 2017 Listen Download
Al Franken on learning to be a politician Jun 20, 2017 Listen Download
Zephyr Teachout on suing Trump, fighting corruption, and breaking monopolies Jun 13, 2017 Listen Download
Masha Gessen offers a plausible Trump-Russia theory Jun 6, 2017 Listen Download
Kwame Anthony Appiah on cosmopolitanism May 30, 2017 Listen Download
Yascha Mounk: Is Trump’s incompetence saving us from his illiberalism? May 23, 2017 Listen Download
Bryan Stevenson on why the opposite of poverty isn’t wealth, but justice May 16, 2017 Listen Download
Death, Sex, and Money’s Anna Sale on bringing empathy to politics May 9, 2017 Listen Download
Cory Booker returns, live, to talk trust, Trump, and basic incomes May 4, 2017 Listen Download
VC Bill Gurley on transforming health care May 2, 2017 Listen Download
Elizabeth Warren on what Barack Obama got wrong Apr 25, 2017 Listen Download
Cal Newport on doing Deep Work and escaping social media Apr 18, 2017 Listen Download
G. Willow Wilson on religion, comics, and modern myths Apr 11, 2017 Listen Download
Chris Hayes on the crisis of elites and the politics of order Apr 4, 2017 Listen Download
Tyler Cowen explains it all Mar 28, 2017 Listen Download
Molly Ball on whether facts matter in politics Mar 21, 2017 Listen Download
Denis McDonough on how to run the White House Mar 14, 2017 Listen Download
Cecile Richards on Planned Parenthood, labor organizing, and the Supreme Court Mar 7, 2017 Listen Download
Tim Ferriss on suffering, psychedelics, and spirituality Mar 2, 2017 Listen Download
Yuval Harari, author of “Sapiens,” on AI, religion, and 60-day meditation retreats Feb 28, 2017 Listen Download
Elizabeth Drew covered Watergate. Here's what she thinks of Trump. Feb 21, 2017 Listen Download
Avik Roy on why conservatives need to embrace diversity Feb 14, 2017 Listen Download
Kara Swisher gives a master class on reporting and interviewing Feb 7, 2017 Listen Download
David Miliband explains the global refugee crisis Feb 2, 2017 Listen Download
Jennifer Lawless on why you — yes, you — should run for office Jan 31, 2017 Listen Download
JD Vance: the reluctant interpreter of Trumpism Jan 24, 2017 Listen Download
Keith Ellison: The Democratic National Committee has become the Democratic Presidential Committee, and that needs to end Jan 17, 2017 Listen Download
Elizabeth Kolbert: We have locked in centuries of climate change Jan 10, 2017 Listen Download
Sarah Kliff and Ezra Interview Obama About Obamacare Jan 6, 2017 Listen Download
You Ask, Ezra Answers Jan 3, 2017 Listen Download
Evelyn Farkas explains the crisis in Syria and the threat of Russia Dec 27, 2016 Listen Download
Tim Wu's interesting, unusual, fascinating life Dec 20, 2016 Listen Download
Ta-Nehisi Coates: "There’s not gonna be a happy ending to this story" Dec 14, 2016 Listen Download
Stripe CEO Patrick Collison on management, rationalism, and the enlightenment Dec 6, 2016 Listen Download
Award-winning chef José Andrés on cooking, creativity, and learning from the best Nov 29, 2016 Listen Download
Heather McGhee returns to talk Trump, race, and empathy Nov 22, 2016 Listen Download
Ron Brownstein: Clinton didn’t lose because of the white working class Nov 15, 2016 Listen Download
David Frum on the 2016 election, and the long decline of the GOP Nov 6, 2016 Listen Download
Deborah Tannen on gendered speech, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and you Nov 1, 2016 Listen Download
Joseph Stiglitz on broken markets, bad trade deals, and basic incomes Oct 25, 2016 Listen Download
Let's talk about Hillary Clinton's policy ideas, with Jonathan Cohn Oct 18, 2016 Listen Download
Francis Fukuyama on whether America's democracy is decaying Oct 11, 2016 Listen Download
Tyler Cowen interviews Ezra Klein about politics, media, and more Oct 6, 2016 Listen Download
The best conversation I’ve had about the election, with Molly Ball Oct 4, 2016 Listen Download
HHS Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell on running Obamacare, Medicare, and Medicaid Sep 27, 2016 Listen Download
Dr. Leana Wen on why the opposite of poverty is health Sep 20, 2016 Listen Download
Arlie Hochschild on how America feels to Trump supporters Sep 13, 2016 Listen Download
Stewart Butterfield on creating Slack, learning from games, and finding your online identity Sep 6, 2016 Listen Download
W. Kamau Bell on the lessons of parenthood, Twitter, and fame Aug 30, 2016 Listen Download
Malcolm Gladwell on the danger of joining consensus opinions Aug 23, 2016 Listen Download
Grant Gordon on studying the world's worst conflicts Aug 16, 2016 Listen Download
Melissa Bell on starting Vox, managing media, and connecting newsrooms Aug 9, 2016 Listen Download
Atul Gawande on surgery, writing, Obamacare, and indie music Aug 2, 2016 Listen Download
Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show Jul 26, 2016 Listen Download
Conservative intellectual Yuval Levin on how the Republican Party lost its way Jul 19, 2016 Listen Download
Hillary Clinton. Yes, that Hillary Clinton. Jul 12, 2016 Listen Download
Patrick Brown on plant-meat that bleeds and the science of flavor Jul 5, 2016 Listen Download
Heather McGhee on what Democrats get wrong about racism Jun 28, 2016 Listen Download
Jesse Eisenberg on Jewish humor, writing lessons, and interrogating strangers Jun 21, 2016 Listen Download
Jessica Valenti on honesty, internet trolls, and modern feminism Jun 14, 2016 Listen Download
Moby on how cheap rent leads to great art Jun 7, 2016 Listen Download
Secretary of Labor (and maybe VP?) Tom Perez May 31, 2016 Listen Download
Andrew Sullivan on quitting blogging, fearing political correctness, and Donald Trump May 24, 2016 Listen Download
Alice Rivlin, queen of Washington's budget wonks May 17, 2016 Listen Download
Arianna Huffington on sleep, death, and social media May 10, 2016 Listen Download
Robert Reich on supporting Bernie Sanders, dating Hillary Clinton, and fighting inequality May 3, 2016 Listen Download
Bruce Friedrich on how technology will reduce animal suffering Apr 26, 2016 Listen Download
Ben Thompson on how to make it in media in 2016 Apr 19, 2016 Listen Download
Ben Thompson on how the media business is changing Apr 19, 2016 Listen Download
Grover Norquist explains what it takes to change American politics Apr 12, 2016 Listen Download
Neera Tanden on what it's like to work for Hillary Clinton Apr 5, 2016 Listen Download
David Chang, head of the Momofuku empire Mar 29, 2016 Listen Download
Cory Booker on the spiritual dimension of politics Mar 22, 2016 Listen Download
Michael Needham on the Republican Party's crack-up Mar 15, 2016 Listen Download
Jim Yong Kim on revolutionizing how we treat the world's poor Mar 8, 2016 Listen Download
Theda Skocpol on how political scientists think differently about politics Mar 1, 2016 Listen Download
Bill Gates on stopping climate change, building robots, and the best books he's read Feb 23, 2016 Listen Download
How lobbying works, with super-lobbyist Tony Podesta Feb 16, 2016 Listen Download
Rachel Maddow on skinhead rallies, AIDS activism, and why she doesn't read op-eds Feb 9, 2016 Listen Download
Coming Soon -- The Ezra Klein Show Feb 4, 2016 Listen Download

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