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Portrait of Ezra Klein and an aerial photo of the Monona Terrace and Madison's isthmus.
Ezra Klein

New York Times columnist and podcast host Ezra Klein will join us for a free public presentation on April 16.


The Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs


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Learn from the experts. Our award-winning faculty research policy solutions that address family finance, public health, global economics, and much more.

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The Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is a leading academic institution in improving the design, implementation, and evaluation of public policy and the practice of governance.

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