Q&A

The Secret Daniel Ellsberg Really Worries About

The Secret Daniel Ellsberg Really Worries About The Secret Daniel Ellsberg Really Worries About

The author and former military analyst tells The Nation that it’s still US policy to launch a first-strike nuclear attack.

Apr 20, 2018 / Editorial / Mark Hertsgaard

Gustavo Petro Colombian presidential candidate

Colombia’s Presidential Hopeful Gustavo Petro Wants a New Left for Latin America Colombia’s Presidential Hopeful Gustavo Petro Wants a New Left for Latin America

In an interview with The Nation, the former mayor of Bogotá discusses what his election would mean for Colombia and the region.

Apr 18, 2018 / Q&A / Miguel Salazar

Don’t Play It for Laughs: A Q&A With Armando Iannucci

Don’t Play It for Laughs: A Q&A With Armando Iannucci Don’t Play It for Laughs: A Q&A With Armando Iannucci

The filmmaker on his latest film The Death of Stalin, his own politics, and how satirists ought to respond to President Trump.

Mar 29, 2018 / Editorial / Joseph Hogan

Language Is a ‘War Zone’: A Conversation With Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Language Is a ‘War Zone’: A Conversation With Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Language Is a ‘War Zone’: A Conversation With Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

The Kenyan author discusses colonialism and abandoning English to write in his native Kikuyu.

Mar 9, 2018 / Editorial / Rohit Inani

Meet the World’s Most Feared Antitrust Enforcer

Meet the World’s Most Feared Antitrust Enforcer Meet the World’s Most Feared Antitrust Enforcer

Margrethe Vestager, the EU commissioner for competition, discusses leveling the economic playing field.

Feb 15, 2018 / Editorial / Mike Konczal

Kevin de León

Meet Kevin de León—the Next Senator From California? Meet Kevin de León—the Next Senator From California?

He’s challenging incumbent Dianne Feinstein on foreign policy, immigration, and the national-surveillance state.

Feb 7, 2018 / Q&A / Sasha Abramsky

Trump Jingping Beijing

The Future of the American Empire The Future of the American Empire

Historian Alfred McCoy discusses his new book, the deep state, and Donald Trump’s threats to the US’s position as a global power.

Nov 24, 2017 / Q&A / Nick Turse

Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke Says #MeToo Should Center Marginalized Communities Tarana Burke Says #MeToo Should Center Marginalized Communities

An interview with the woman who launched the Me Too campaign over a decade ago.

Nov 17, 2017 / Editorial / Elizabeth Adetiba

Subverting the Western: A Conversation With Hernan Diaz

Subverting the Western: A Conversation With Hernan Diaz Subverting the Western: A Conversation With Hernan Diaz

The author of In the Distance discusses foreignness, his theory of genre, and what it means to do research for a novel.

Nov 20, 2017 / Q&A / Aaron Bady

King, Gandhi, and Thurman: A Conversation With Sarah Azaransky

King, Gandhi, and Thurman: A Conversation With Sarah Azaransky King, Gandhi, and Thurman: A Conversation With Sarah Azaransky

The author of This Worldwide Struggle discusses the interreligious and international roots of the civil-rights movement.

Nov 13, 2017 / Q&A / Anakwa Dwamena

x