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The Portal Podcast #042: Cashing Out My Trump and IDW Positions

Transcript Hello, You’ve found The Portal. I’m your host Eric Weinstein, and I’m still trying to lie low until this election cycle is concluded given that, in particular, the threat of being booted off the platforms like Twitter for intellectual non-compliance looms over us all. If you have any questions about whether self-censorship is real, […]

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The Portal Podcast #041: Douglas Murray – Heroism 2020: Defense of Our Own Civilization

If you don’t know Douglas Murray, in the estimation of the The Portal, this may well be the most important voice you will hear from the United Kingdom for some time. In the tradition of De Tocqueville and Alistair Cook’s famous “Letter from America,” Douglas Murray is America’s true friend. He is not the man who tells […]

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The Portal Podcast #040: Introducing The Portal Essay Club – What if everyone is simply insane?

If you have ever wondered whether you were crazy when everyone else claims to see things differently than you do, this is the episode for you. Book clubs are everywhere and we are always asked for book recommendations. But what about the great Essays, Interviews, Conversations, Aphorisms, Shaggy Dog Stories, Lyrics, Courtroom Testimonies, Poems, Movie Scenes, […]

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Optics

This essay appears in audio format at the beginning of The Portal Podcast, Episode 39. Hi, it’s Eric with this episode’s audio essay. The subject today is “Optics”. I want to try to use this essay to formulate a simple law for social media, but to do so, I would like to put it within […]

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The Portal Podcast #039: Admission To Sugar Baby U.

One of the pillars of the American Dream has been that of seeing your children go to college. And, for the many families that can’t afford the cost of soaring university tuitions, a new controversial institution has arisen to address the problem. That institution is Sugar Baby University, a tuition assistance campaign that attempts to allow […]