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The Portal Podcast #037: Andrew Marantz – Surfing the Wake of The Woke

New Yorker writer and book author Andrew Marantz and Eric became friends shortly before the 2016 election when Andrew set off to write the first profile of Eric and Geometric Unity, his theory of Physics. Coming from similar ethnic and politically progressive backgrounds they found plenty of common cause.

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The Coming U.S. Election

This essay appears in audio format at the beginning of The Portal Podcast, Episode 37. Hello, it’s Eric with a few thoughts this week on the coming US election before we introduce this episode’s main conversation. Now, I should say upfront that this audio essay is not actually focused on the 2020 election, which is […]

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The Portal Podcast #036: Stephon Alexander – Dark Matter, Black Matters and All That Jazz

Stephon Alexander is a first class jazz musician as well as a first rate physicist and a professor at Brown University. As the New President of the National Society of Black Physicists, Eric sits down with Stephon over a good deal of wine to discuss particles, politics, blackness and STEM, and other matters as they […]

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Political Decay – Andrew Yang

In this Portal podcast clip, Eric Weinstein and Andrew Yang discuss the current state of the institutions, political decay, and Universal Basic Income (UBI).

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Wealth Transfer

This essay appears in audio format at the beginning of The Portal Podcast, Episode 33. Hello, this is Eric with a few thoughts to share that have been on my mind this week before we get to this episode’s conversation. I want to share a line of thinking that many of you initially may find […]