Dylan, German, and Jerusalem get together to discuss one of the world’s least likely but most interesting utopian ideas: open borders. They discuss the moral and economic logic for making it easy to move to and work in different countries, and the political constraints that make such an idea anathema in most rich countries. Also, they discuss a new paper about how housing regulation is making it hard for Americans to move to where they’d get the best jobs.
Jerusalem on the intersection of refugee policy and housing policy
”Angela Merkel Was Right” by NYT's Michelle Goldberg
Dylan Matthews (@dylanmatt), senior correspondent, Vox
German Lopez (@germanrlopez), senior correspondent, Vox
Jerusalem Demsas (@jerusalemdemsas), policy reporter, Vox
Sofi LaLonde, producer & engineer
Libby Nelson, editorial advisor
Amber Hall, deputy editorial director of talk podcasts
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