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  • Vox business and politics reporter Emily Stewart on the mysteries of one of America's most powerful industries.
    Guest:
    Emily Stewart, (@EmilyStewartM) Reporter, Vox
    Host:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
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  • Jane and Matt join as Dara explains her reporting on the new reality at the border.
    Related material:
    "“Women to One Side, Men to the Other”: How the Border Patrol’s New Powers and Old Carelessness Separated a Family" by Dara Lind, ProPublica

    "Two Gay Immigrants Left Everything For Safety In The US. Instead, They Were Sent To Guatemala." by Hamed Aleaziz, Buzzfeed

    "The demise of America’s asylum system under Trump, explained" by Nicole Narea, Vox

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    Hosts:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
    Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica
    Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics correspondent, Vox
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  • University of Maryland political scientist David Karol joins Matt to explain the consequences of presidential nomination reform.
    Guest:
    David Karol, (@DKarol) Government & Politics professor, University of Maryland
    Host:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
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  • Vox politics reporter Andrew Prokop joins Dara and Matt to explain Monday night's disaster.
    Hosts:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
    Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica
    Andrew Prokop (@awprokop), Senior politics correspondent, Vox
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  • Claudia Sahm from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth joins Matt to explain a surprisingly simple strategy to stabilize the economy.
    Guest:
    Claudia Sahm, (@Claudia_Sahm) Director of Macroeconomic Policy, Washington Center for Equitable Growth
    Host:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
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  • Matt, Dara and Jane talk about the rise in anti-Semitic violence aimed at Hassidic communities, and what the political implications may be. 
    Related reading:
    "The conspiracy theories behind the anti-Semitic violence in New York" Jane Coaston, Vox
    Hosts:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
    Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica
    Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics reporter, Vox
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  • Ezra Klein joins Matt to discuss his forthcoming book; Why We're Polarized.
    Guest:
    Ezra Klein, (@ezraklein) Co-founder and Editor-at-Large, Vox
    Host:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
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  • Introducing season 3 of The Impact!
    The 2020 candidates have some bold ideas to tackle some of our country's biggest problems, like climate change, the opioid crisis, and unaffordable health care. A lot of their proposals have been tried before, so, in a sense, the results are in. 
    This season, The Impact has those stories: how the big ideas from 2020 candidates succeeded — or failed — in other places, or at other times. What can Sen. Elizabeth Warren's proposal to fight the opioid crisis learn from what the US did to fight the AIDS epidemic? How did Germany — an industrial powerhouse that invented the automobile — manage to implement a Green New Deal? How did public health insurance change Taiwan?

    In this bonus episode Jillian and team fly to Germany to investigate a law that looks a lot like part of the Green New Deal some Democrats are proposing in the US.
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  • Dylan Scott and special guest Sarah Kliff join Matt for a close look at health care in Taiwan, Australia, and the Netherlands.
    Recommended reading:
    "Everybody Covered" by Dylan Scott, Ezra Klein, and Tara Golshan, Vox
    "Taiwan’s single-payer success story — and its lessons for America" by Dylan Scott, Vox
    "Two sisters. Two different journeys through Australia’s health care system." by Dylan Scott, Vox
    "The Netherlands has universal health insurance — and it’s all private" by Dylan Scott, Vox

    Hosts:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
    Dylan Scott (@dylanlscott), National security reporter, Vox
    Sarah Kliff (@sarahkliff), Investigations and health policy, New York Times
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  • New America's Vicki Shabo joins Matt to discuss universal paid leave and how to finance it.
    Guest:
    Vicki Shabo, (@VShabo) Senior Fellow, Paid Leave Policy and Strategy, New America
    Host:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
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  • Ezra and Matt break down the last debate before the Iowa caucuses, and explore the current state of the Democratic field.

    Related reading:
    "Joe Biden will never give up on the system" by Ezra Klein, Vox
    "4 winners and 3 losers from the January Democratic debate" Vox Staff
    "The case for Elizabeth Warren" by Ezra Klein, Vox
    "Bernie Sanders can unify Democrats and beat Trump in 2020" by Matthew Yglesias
    "Joe Biden skates by again" by Matthew Yglesias, Vox
    "Elizabeth Warren’s new plan to reform bankruptcy law, explained" by Matthew Yglesias
    "The Third Rail of Calling ‘Sexism’ Warren tried not to talk about it." by Rebecca Traister, The Cut

    Hosts:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
    Ezra Klein (@ezraklein), Editor-at-large & co-founder, Vox
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  • Vox national security correspondent Alex Ward joins Jane and Matt to break down Trump's Iran policy.
    Recommended reading:
    "Trump’s team insists Soleimani was an “imminent” threat. Just don’t ask for details." by Alex Ward, Vox
    "9 questions about the US-Iran crisis you were too embarrassed to ask" by Zack Beauchamp, Vox
    "The US killed Soleimani. What will Iran do next?" by Alex Ward, Vox
    "The Soleimani Strike Defied the U.S. Constitution" by Oona A. Hathaway, The Atlantic
    Hosts:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
    Alex Ward (@AlexWardVox), National security reporter, Vox
    Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics reporter, Vox
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  • Cato’s Emma Ashford joins Matt to explain America’s larger (lack of) strategy in the Persian Gulf region.
    Guest:
    Emma Ashford, (@EmmaMAshford) Research Fellow in Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute
    Host:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
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  • Dara, Jane, and Matt kick the new year off by answering listeners' questions on everything under the sun.
    Hosts:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
    Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica
    Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics reporter, Vox
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  • Boston University's Katherine Levine Einstein explains the dysfunctional politics behind America's housing crisis.
    Guest:
    Katherine Levine Einstein, Boston University
    Host:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
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  • Dara, Jane, and Matt talk about what surprised them in 2019, remember the last decade, and predict what 2020 might have in store. 
    Hosts:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
    Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica
    Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics reporter, Vox
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  • UC Berkley's Abigail Burman on the growing battles over self-managed abortion.
    Guest:
    Abigail Burman, UC Berkeley
    Host:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
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  • Dara, Jane, and Matt on the global crackdown on refugees. This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at the historic 6th and I synagogue in Washington, D.C.
    Hosts:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
    Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica
    Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics reporter, Vox
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  • Vox politics reporter Ella Nilsen joins Matt to break down this week's Democratic debate.
    Guest:
    Ella Nilsen (@ella_nilsen), Politics & Policy Reporter, Vox
    Host:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
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  • Dara, Jane, and Matt on America's odd system of choosing presidential nominees.
    What to read:
    "There is no single “black vote.” There are many." by P.R. Lockhart, Vox
    "The extremely small number of votes it takes to win the Iowa caucuses, explained" by Tara Golshan and Ella Nilson, Vox
    Latest polling averages from FiveThirtyEight.com
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    Hosts:
    Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
    Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica
    Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics reporter, Vox
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