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  1. Waking Up Podcast #123 - Identity & Honesty: A Conversation with Ezra Klein

    In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Ezra Klein, Editor-at-Large for Vox Media, about racism, identity politics, intellectual honesty, and the controversy over his podcast with Charles Murray (Waking Up #73).

    Ezra Klein is the editor-at-large and founder of Vox. Before that, he was columnist and editor at the Washington Post, a policy analyst at MSNBC, and a contributor to Bloomberg.

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  2. Edward Glaeser - The Happiness of Cities

    Professor Glaeser is an internationally renowned speaker and frequent commentator on the economics of cities. In 2011 he authored the book Triumph of the City: How our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier.

    Professor Glaeser’s exciting, timely and highly relevant address talks about urban policy, giving a global perspective on issues such as:

    • What is best - up or out?
    • Housing markets, housing affordability and the planning environment
    • Road pricing and how to beat congestion
    • Education and the modern day competitive city
    • Cities and the environmental challenge

    Following this talk, Professor Glaeser is joined in a panel discussion with Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse and Motu Senior Fellow, Chair of the Reserve Bank Arthur Grimes and Professor Robert MacCulloch, MSA Chair in Macroeconomics.

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