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AMA time with Dylan, German, and Jerusalem
1 hour 9 minutes Posted Sep 24, 2021 at 3:00 am.
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Dylan, German, and Jerusalem sit down to answer listener questions. In our first AMA episode of the post-Matt-Yglesias Weeds era, the trio discusses constitutional amendments, climate change, how we could fix global poverty, influential books, and more.


Reasons and Persons by Derek Parfit

Gang of Five: Leaders at the Center of the Conservative Ascendancy by Nina J. Easton

The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach by Alice Kaplan

Night by Elie Wiesel

The Cult of Pharmacology: How America Became the World’s Most Troubled Drug Culture by Richard DeGrandpre

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides


The Journalist’s Resource, the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy

Jim Tankersley, the New York Times (@jimtankersley)

Victoria Guida, Politico (@vtg2)

Eric Levitz, New York magazine (@ericlevitz)



Dylan Matthews (@dylanmatt), senior correspondent, Vox

Jerusalem Demsas (@JerusalemDemsas), policy reporter, Vox

German Lopez (@germanrlopez), senior correspondent, Vox



Sofi LaLonde, producer and engineer

Amber Hall, deputy editorial director, talk podcasts

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