Articles in Interviews

Wendell Potter on How the Health Insurance Industry Manipulates Public Opinion

The former Cigna executive on how corporations protect their profits by lying to Americans about single-payer healthcare.

A Very Nice and Polite [2019] Argument with Ezra Klein

Revisit this 2019 sitdown between Current Affairs editor-in-chief Nathan J. Robinson and founder and editor-at-large of Vox, Ezra Klein. Together, they debate (in a very friendly manner) the successes and failures of the Bernie Sanders campaign, incremental change versus radical change, and whether Nathan was justified in writing mean things about Vox in 2016.

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on Why Racism Has Been Profitable

The author of “Race for Profit” on how capitalism has restricted Black wealth accumulation.

Rhiana Gunn-Wright on Insurgent Left Policy-Making

In an interview originally recorded last year, Rhiana Gunn-Wright explores leftist policy, consensus-building, and when not to sweat the details.

Ilhan Omar on War, Arms Sales to Israel, Margaret Thatcher, and Prince

The Minnesota representative and “Squad” member discusses her new memoir and her foreign policy values.

Naomi Klein on Climate Change, the Green New Deal, and Determination

The coronavirus has eclipsed all other news, but climate issues are as real and as imperative as ever. Naomi Klein sat down with our editors to explain what the stakes are and what options we still have available.

Highlights from the “Ask Me Anything” with Nathan J. Robinson

Your questions answered! (Or at the very least, artfully evaded.)

Timothy Faust on “Health Justice Now!”

An interview with healthcare expert Tim Faust about single payer.

Ana Kasparian on Independent Media and More

The host and executive producer of The Young Turks/No Filter discusses Dave Rubin, Joe Rogan, objectivity, and progressive journalism.

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