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  • S4 E31: The China Threat III

    The China Threat Part III

    Air Date: - Season 4 - Episode 31 | Spyware in apps and hardware, dark money in politics, policing stations on our territory, intellectual property theft as standard operating policy, subtle—and not so subtle—military threats. A proclaimed goal to dominate the world by 2035. What’s happening and how soon? Hudson Institute foreign policy fellow Josh Block joins Edwin.
    Show Topics: China

  • Special Event: American Eugenics for Empower U

    Special Event: American Eugenics for Empower U

    Air Date: | War Against the Weak: American Eugenics from Long Island to Auschwitz. Edwin Black brings the history and the documents showing the development of eugenics in America and Germany. Brought to you by Empower U.
    Show Topics: Eugenics, Special Events

  • S4 E30: Who Are We?

    Who Are We?

    Air Date: - Season 4 - Episode 30 | Is there a designer? Are we merely the result of random molecular encounters over cosmic time? Are we “the universe seeking to understand itself?” What are we? Who are we?
    Show Topics: Philosophy

  • Yom Kippur 2023/5784 Hiatus

    The Edwin Black Show is on hiatus for Yom Kippur 2023/5784

    Air Date: | We are on hiatus in observance of Yom Kippur.G’mar Hatimah Tova! May you be sealed in the Book of Life! May you have a meaningful fast. We’ll be back on September 28 with another informative, incisive, and illuminating exploration of our fragmented world, our turbulent history, our very very tense present, and our evolving and uncertain future.
    Show Topics: Hiatus, High Holidays

  • S2 E29: Vintage Boys for Rosh Hashanah 5784

    The Vintage Boys Are Back for Rosh Hashanah 5784

    Air Date: - Season 4 - Episode 29 | The usual suspects—Shel Freilich, Joshua London, Ken Abramowitz, Jeff Morgan, and Zalmi Unsdorfer—are back to help Edwin look back at 5783 and forward to 5784. They’ll be advocating for their favorite libations while exploring current events and ancient history. Join us as we welcome the new year!

  • Remembering 9/11

    On 9/11, A Pause for Remembrance

    Air Date: | We remember where we were. We remember the people. We pause for a moment and we remember.
    Show Topics: 9/11

  • S4 E28: Unanswered Questions XIII

    Unanswered Questions XIII

    Air Date: - Season 4 - Episode 28 | Edwin takes on some unanswered—and still burning—questions. Almost every episode, we run out of time before we run out of questions. We save them, and these episodes give us a chance to address topics such as antisemitism, automation and AI, energy, eugenics, privacy, and more. He will also be accepting new questions via the Zoom Q&A. Join us for another no-holds-barred, nothing-off-the-table session.

  • Labor Day 2023 hiatus

    The Edwin Black Show is on hiatus for Labor Day (Aug 31)

    Air Date: | The show is on hiatus for Labor Day. Edwin, Carol, and Team Black join you in wishing a fond farewell to summer; we’ll be back on September 7 with another round of Edwin answering unanswered questions. While we’re away, please revisit “The Arab Slave Trade,” S3 E27.
    Show Topics: Hiatus

  • S4 E27: Immigration Crisis

    Immigration Crisis

    Air Date: - Season 4 - Episode 27 | From national necessity to national nightmare, immigration has been a source of American conflict for 150 years. Can we fix it? Historian Sam Edelman joins Edwin; before we address our main topic, Saudi expert Harold Rhode joins us to give an update on the possibilities of normalization of relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia.

  • S4 E26: Climate Change vs Climate Policy

    Climate Change vs. Climate Policy

    Air Date: - Season 4 - Episode 26 | New storms, new norms, and new forms for the planet and humanity.
    Show Topics: Climate Change