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Ezra Klein gives you a chance to get inside the heads of the newsmakers and power players in politics and media. These are extended conversations with policymakers, writers, technologists, and business leaders about what they believe in and why. Look elsewhere for posturing confrontation and quick reactions to the day's news.

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Bryan Stevenson on why the opposite of poverty isn't wealth, but justice

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: May 24th, 2017

Bryan Stevenson is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative. He and his staff have won reversals, relief, or release for more than 115 wrongly convicted prisoners on death row. He's the author of the power book Just Mercy, and a winner of a MacArthur "Genius" grant. There are only a few people I'd say this about, but he's a genuine American hero. This conversation begins with one of Stevenson's most provocative arguments. "The opposite of poverty isn't wealth," he says. "It's justice." In this podcast, he explains what he means.
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