Vox Conversations

Vox Conversations brings you discussions between the brightest minds and the deepest thinkers; conversations that will cause you to question old assumptions and think about the world and our role in it in a new light. Join Sean Illing, Jamil Smith, and their colleagues across the Vox newsroom for new episodes every Monday and Thursday.

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Steven Pinker: enlightenment values made this t...
65 min
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Why my politics are bad with Bhaskar Sunkara
71 min
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How Democracies Die
72 min
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How to oppose Trump without becoming more like him
69 min
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You will love this conversation with Jaron Lani...
95 min
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The most clarifying conversation I’ve had on Tr...
73 min
407
Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau on Trump’s first...
58 min
408
The inside story of Doug Jones’s win in Alabama
59 min
409
What life is like in North Korea
46 min
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"An orgy of serious policy discussion" with Pau...
93 min
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The case for impeachment
66 min
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What Buddhism got right about the human brain
75 min
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Rebecca Traister on #MeToo, female rage, and An...
86 min
414
Ai-jen Poo: the future of work isn’t robots. It...
61 min
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Evan Osnos on the North Korea crisis, Trump’s m...
82 min
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Why politics needs more conflict, not less
72 min
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Why the Weinstein scandal gives Tig Notaro hope...
41 min
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What happens when human beings take control of ...
61 min
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Ta-Nehisi Coates is not here to comfort you
67 min
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How the Republican Party created Donald Trump
105 min
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Reihan Salam wants to remake the Republican Par...
76 min
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David Remnick on journalism in the Trump era an...
82 min
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What Hillary Clinton really thinks
54 min
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Dan Rather thought he'd seen it all. But then c...
65 min
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From 4Chan to Charlottesville: where the alt-ri...
83 min
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Why prosecutors, not cops, are the keys to crim...
73 min
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Chris Hayes on whether Trump should be removed ...
64 min
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Sen. Michael Bennet on why this is a dismal, so...
75 min
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What’s scary isn’t Trump’s illiberalism but Ame...
62 min
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Julia Galef on how to argue better and change y...
88 min
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Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia, the first psychologist t...
65 min
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Eddie Izzard on World War I, cake or death, and...
65 min
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Avik Roy and Ezra debate the Senate GOP's healt...
83 min
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danah boyd on why fake news is so easy to believe
84 min
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Al Franken on learning to be a politician
52 min
436
Zephyr Teachout on suing Trump, fighting corrup...
89 min
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Masha Gessen offers a plausible Trump-Russia th...
63 min
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Kwame Anthony Appiah on cosmopolitanism
63 min
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Yascha Mounk: Is Trump’s incompetence saving us...
91 min
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Bryan Stevenson on why the opposite of poverty ...
89 min
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Death, Sex, and Money’s Anna Sale on bringing e...
50 min
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Cory Booker returns, live, to talk trust, Trump...
67 min
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VC Bill Gurley on transforming health care
69 min
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Elizabeth Warren on what Barack Obama got wrong
43 min
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Cal Newport on doing Deep Work and escaping soc...
80 min
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G. Willow Wilson on religion, comics, and moder...
72 min
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Chris Hayes on the crisis of elites and the pol...
99 min
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Tyler Cowen explains it all
91 min
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Molly Ball on whether facts matter in politics
73 min
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Denis McDonough on how to run the White House
78 min
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Cecile Richards on Planned Parenthood, labor or...
72 min
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Tim Ferriss on suffering, psychedelics, and spi...
108 min
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Yuval Harari, author of “Sapiens,” on AI, relig...
67 min
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Elizabeth Drew covered Watergate. Here's what s...
68 min
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Avik Roy on why conservatives need to embrace d...
88 min
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Kara Swisher gives a master class on reporting ...
95 min
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David Miliband explains the global refugee crisis
46 min
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Jennifer Lawless on why you — yes, you — should...
61 min
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JD Vance: the reluctant interpreter of Trumpism
100 min
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Keith Ellison: The Democratic National Committe...
60 min
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Elizabeth Kolbert: We have locked in centuries ...
78 min
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Sarah Kliff and Ezra Interview Obama About Obam...
72 min
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You Ask, Ezra Answers
93 min
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Evelyn Farkas explains the crisis in Syria and ...
77 min
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Tim Wu's interesting, unusual, fascinating life
89 min
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Ta-Nehisi Coates: "There’s not gonna be a happy...
100 min
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Stripe CEO Patrick Collison on management, rati...
87 min
468
Award-winning chef José Andrés on cooking, crea...
86 min
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Heather McGhee returns to talk Trump, race, and...
59 min
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Ron Brownstein: Clinton didn’t lose because of ...
63 min
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David Frum on the 2016 election, and the long d...
92 min
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Deborah Tannen on gendered speech, Hillary Clin...
89 min
473
Joseph Stiglitz on broken markets, bad trade de...
66 min
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Let's talk about Hillary Clinton's policy ideas...
70 min
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Francis Fukuyama on whether America's democracy...
67 min
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Tyler Cowen interviews Ezra Klein about politic...
73 min
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The best conversation I’ve had about the electi...
68 min
478
HHS Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell on runnin...
43 min
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Dr. Leana Wen on why the opposite of poverty is...
96 min
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Arlie Hochschild on how America feels to Trump ...
55 min
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Stewart Butterfield on creating Slack, learning...
91 min
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W. Kamau Bell on the lessons of parenthood, Twi...
88 min
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Malcolm Gladwell on the danger of joining conse...
90 min
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Grant Gordon on studying the world's worst conf...
86 min
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Melissa Bell on starting Vox, managing media, a...
79 min
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Atul Gawande on surgery, writing, Obamacare, an...
94 min
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Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show
73 min
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Conservative intellectual Yuval Levin on how th...
74 min
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Hillary Clinton. Yes, that Hillary Clinton.
44 min
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Patrick Brown on plant-meat that bleeds and the...
42 min
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Heather McGhee on what Democrats get wrong abou...
74 min
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Jesse Eisenberg on Jewish humor, writing lesson...
58 min
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Jessica Valenti on honesty, internet trolls, an...
68 min
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Moby on how cheap rent leads to great art
55 min
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Secretary of Labor (and maybe VP?) Tom Perez
63 min
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Andrew Sullivan on quitting blogging, fearing p...
111 min
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Alice Rivlin, queen of Washington's budget wonks
54 min
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Arianna Huffington on sleep, death, and social ...
81 min
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Robert Reich on supporting Bernie Sanders, dati...
98 min
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Bruce Friedrich on how technology will reduce a...
74 min