Articles in Interviews

How to Manipulate The Public Into Believing Corporate Lies

Prof. Jennifer Jacquet explains the tactics used to cast doubt about scientific research that threatens corporate profits.

Why is America Awash in Crap?

The fascinating history of cheaply-made consumer goods, from 18th-century jewelry to kitchen gadgets to Beanie Babies, and why Americans keep buying all of this ‘crap.’

How Capitalism Is Killing Our Attention Spans

Johann Hari, author of ‘Stolen Focus,’ discusses the many ways in which tech companies are siphoning our attention for profit.

How Queer History Is Buried

Historian Hugh Ryan, author of “The Women’s House of Detention,” on excavating the stories of LGBTQ+ people from before Stonewall.

Why The Right Hates Social Security (And How They Plan to Destroy It)

The right has had a decades-long strategy of trying to undermine Social Security while pretending to support it. In this conversation, Alex Lawson of Social Security Works exposes their propaganda and lies.

The Apocalyptic Delusions of the Silicon Valley Elite

Douglas Rushkoff explains how the super-rich plan to escape the world after they’ve destroyed it.

Exposing the Secretive and Sinister Work of McKinsey & Co.

An interview with two investigative reporters who dug up the truth about the famed consulting company’s misdeeds.

Who Are the “Power Elite”?

Sociologist Heather Gautney on how to understand the workings of power and the machinations of elites—without becoming a conspiracy theorist.

Understanding What Trans Justice Means

What does trans liberation look like? How does it differ from mere inclusion? How should socialists think about trans justice? Author Shon Faye explains all.

We Need To Get Junk Science Out of Courtrooms

Forensic pseudoscience introduced into the courtroom has been used to convict and render death on people based on the thinnest of evidence.

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