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 Stacey Abrams feels about identity politics? How Hasan Minhaj is reinventing political comedy? The pla...Show More

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1:24:45 | Apr 22nd, 2019

In the past few months, two essays on America’s changing relationship to work caught my eye. The first was Anne Helen Petersen’s viral BuzzFeed piece defining, and describing, “millennial burnout.” Th...Show More
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Great conversation on how framing your identity around work can have negative impacts on your own self-worth & can lead to burn out. I’ve be...Show More

1:31:07 | Apr 16th, 2018

“What if depression is, in fact, a form of grief — for our own lives not being as they should?” asks Johann Hari. “What if it is a form of grief for the connections we have lost yet still need?” In h...Show More
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Really fascinating ideas and new research into causes of depression, anxiety, and addiction

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1:10:08 | Oct 4th, 2018

Why did Christine Blasey Ford have to smile and politely ask for breaks while Brett Kavanaugh could rage at the cameras and dismiss the hearings as a farce? The answer is in Rebecca Traister’s essent...Show More

1:10:44 | Jun 18th, 2018

Ellen Pao had a rough 2015. She lost her high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins, one of Silicon Valley’s biggest and most powerful venture capital firms. She also stepped d...Show More
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Insightful interview with Ellen Pao reflecting on being a woman in tech and her Kleiner Perkins lawsuit + Reddit controversy of shutting dow...Show More

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