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Interview: Stephanie Kelton Talks MMT and More

Stephanie Kelton, economics and public policy expert, talks the mythical and oft-misunderstood modern monetary theory with Nathan and Sparky.

Michael Moore On the 2020 Election, Trump’s Brain, and What We Can Do Next

Michael Moore and Nathan J. Robinson take a deep dive into Trump’s bizarre appeal and the reasons why the election outcome is impossible to predict.

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.)

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