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Ezra Klein
Founder and editor-at-large, . Why yes, I do have a podcast.
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Alex Ward 2h
THREAD: 1/ I spent about a month speaking with over a dozen top nuclear experts about the real risks of nuclear war—and how one might kill us all. That culminated in long piece for Here’s what I learned:
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Dylan Matthews 1h
The joke about news in 2018 just being Madlibs is old but I still didn’t see “Jesse Jackson ‘88 shirts are now wildly popular in South Korea” coming
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Replying to @dylanmatt @AnnieLowrey
Now you've taken it too far.
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Replying to @ezraklein
(But don't skip this piece. It's a deeply reported important look at perhaps the single most existential threat facing humanity.)
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“We find that Republicans who followed a liberal Twitter bot became substantially more conservative...Democrats exhibited slight increases in liberal attitudes after following a conservative Twitter bot...[but] not statistically significant.”
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Matthew Pressman 11h
Replying to @matt_pressman
The notion among journalists that “if both sides are angry, then you’re doing something right,” has a history going back to at least the 1960s, as I write in
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Alberto Cairo Oct 18
The conversation between and is a must. I recommend you make time to listen to it
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Dara Lind 24h
Let's be clear, here: -Trump's idea of "border security" DESPERATELY NEEDS Mexico's cooperation -Mexico was already cooperating -The only way to imperil that is to yell at them
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Andrew Prokop 19h
Weapon of choice: Manchin: gun Donnelly: ax Heitkamp: hammer McCaskill: spear Nelson: phaser
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Ezra Klein 19h
This is no red and blue America. There's just one America, swirling in colors, collapsing into fractals, trying to focus on its breath and not freak out or get distracted.
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Dylan Matthews 21h
Replying to @abbyhiggins
Seriously this is a fantastic piece by
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Ezra Klein 19h
Replying to @AnnieLowrey
Did you just compare being married to me to being married to Ted Cruz?
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Ezra Klein 20h
One thing Dems learned from Bernie (and Trump?) is to supersize their policy ideas. Go big! Look at Elizabeth Warren's plan to save capitalism: Or Kamala Harris's Trump-sized tax plan: 2020 is going to be really interesting.
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Ezra Klein 21h
A group of political scientists and sociologists paid 1,220 Dems and Rs to follow prominent Twitter voices that disagreed with them for a month. The question: Does exposure to contrary views on Twitter lead to more moderation? The answer: Lol nope:
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Washington Post Oct 17
In his last Post column before his disappearance, Jamal Khashoggi wrote about the Arab world’s need for a free press. Read it here.
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Ezra Klein 23h
Happy Thursday!
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Ezra Klein 23h
What you're seeing in this Kamala Harris proposal is Democrats moving from their core tax idea being "raise taxes on the rich" to their core tax idea being "use the tax code to redistribute to the poor and working class"
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Ezra Klein 24h
Trump keeps his promises, except for all the promises he breaks, and all the times he does the literal opposite of what he promised on the campaign trail to do. But other than that, yeah, real straight shooter.
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