Interviews articles

Markus Rodlauer, Deputy Director of the IMF Asia and Pacific Division

An Interview with Markus Rodlauer, Deputy Director at the International Monetary Fund

An Interview with Markus Rodlauer, Deputy Director at the International Monetary Fund

The Politic’s Online Editor and Business Manager sit down with the Chief of the IMF mission to China.


An Interview with Patrick Murck, Executive Director of The Bitcoin Foundation

Patrick Murck is a founding member and Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation. His expertise as an executive in a number of digital currency companies extends across the legal and regulatory issues governing the use of bitcoin, decentralized financial systems, virtual economies, alternative payment systems, and social loyalty and reward programs. He has appeared before


An Interview with Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is a freelance journalist, writer, and environmental activist. McKibben has published numerous books and articles on the environment and has founded and organized several environmentalist groups. His first book, The End of Nature, published in 1989, is widely credited with introducing climate change to a general audience. In 2008, he organized, the


An Interview with Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, former CIA Intelligence Officer

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen is a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He has served as a CIA Intelligence Officer for some 23 years, including domestic assignments such as the Chief of the Europe Division in the Directorate of Operations and

Joseph Nye

An Interview with Joseph S. Nye Jr.

Professor Joseph Samuel Nye Jr. is the former Dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He currently serves on the Harvard faculty as a University Distinguished Service Professor, and this year completes fifty years on the faculty there. Along with Robert Keohane, he founded the theory of “neoliberalism” in international

Jameel Jaffer

An Interview with Jameel Jaffer, Human Rights Attorney

Jameel Jaffer is a human rights and civil liberties attorney. Jaffer is the deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the director of ACLU’s Center for Democracy, which is the department of the ACLU that works to ensure government accountability and to improve democratic values. Jaffer graduated from Williams College in

David Cay Johnston

An Interview with David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize Winner

David Cay Johnston is a journalist who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting in 2001 for his investigative reporting. He has written for the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and The Nation, among other publications. Johnston is well known for exposing the loopholes in the U.S. tax code and economic system


Commemorating WWI’s Fallen Soldiers: An Interview with Jay Winter

Jay Winter is the Charles J. Stille Professor of History at Yale University. He has written or co-written a dozen books, including Rene Cassin et les droits de l’homme, co-authored with Antoine Prost, and The Great War in European Cultural History; he co-produced, co-wrote, and was the chief historian for the PBS Series, “The Great