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Title Date published
458. How to Manage Your Goal Hierarchy 2021-04-15
457. Is Dialysis a Test Case of Medicare for All? 2021-04-08
456. How to Fix the Hot Mess of U.S. Healthcare 2021-04-01
Policymaking Is Not a Science (Yet) (Ep. 405 Rebroadcast) 2021-03-25
How Does New York City Keep Reinventing Itself? (Bonus) 2021-03-21
455. Are You Ready for a Fresh Start? 2021-03-18
454. Should Traffic Lights Be Abolished? 2021-03-11
453. A Rescue Plan for Black America 2021-03-04
Am I Boring You? (Ep. 225 Rebroadcast) 2021-02-25
452. Jeff Immelt Knows He Let You Down 2021-02-18
451. Can I Ask You a Ridiculously Personal Question? 2021-02-11
450. How to Be Better at Death 2021-02-04
449. How to Fix the Incentives in Cancer Research 2021-01-28
448. The Downside of Disgust 2021-01-21
447. How Much Do We Really Care About Children? 2021-01-14
446. “We Get All Our Great Stuff from Europe — Including Witch Hunting.” 2021-01-07
Trust Me (Ep. 266 Rebroadcast) 2020-12-31
445. Why Do We Seek Comfort in the Familiar? 2020-12-24
444. How Do You Cure a Compassion Crisis? 2020-12-17
443. A Sneak Peek at Biden’s Top Economist 2020-12-10

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