1 hr 32 min

An inspiring conversation about democracy The Ezra Klein Show

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Danielle Allen directs Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. She’s a political theorist, and a philosopher, and the principal investigator of the Democratic Knowledge Project. I talk about democracy a lot on this show, but it’s her life’s work.
I've tried a bunch of different descriptions here, but they fail the conversation. I loved this one. Don’t make me cheapen it by describing it. Just download it.
References:
Talking to Strangers by Danielle Allen
"Building a Good Jobs Economy" by Dani Rodrik and Charles Sabel
Book recommendations:
"Politics and the English Language" by George Orwell
"What America Would Be Like Without Blacks" by Ralph Ellison
Men in Dark Times by Hannah Arendt
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Danielle Allen directs Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. She’s a political theorist, and a philosopher, and the principal investigator of the Democratic Knowledge Project. I talk about democracy a lot on this show, but it’s her life’s work.
I've tried a bunch of different descriptions here, but they fail the conversation. I loved this one. Don’t make me cheapen it by describing it. Just download it.
References:
Talking to Strangers by Danielle Allen
"Building a Good Jobs Economy" by Dani Rodrik and Charles Sabel
Book recommendations:
"Politics and the English Language" by George Orwell
"What America Would Be Like Without Blacks" by Ralph Ellison
Men in Dark Times by Hannah Arendt
Want to contact the show? Reach out at ezrakleinshow@vox.com
News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Subscribe to Today, Explained
We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here
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