Howard Dean was the 79th Governor of Vermont and Chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
Polarization has changed the kinds of pressures on journalists to an extreme degree.
Read this interview with Uri Friedman, who tells us about his experiences as Global Editor of The Atlantic. In this interview, Friedman discusses coverage of the Iran Deal, online journalism, and what it’s like to edit for a major publication.
”Being at FiveThirtyEight allows me to expound and explain what I’m doing statistically. We also have very smart people in the room– statistically smart people. Instead of there being one or two of those, there’s seven or eight or nine of them. If I want to ask a question or bounce an idea off of someone, it’s very rare that I won’t be able to have the opportunity to do that.
Robert Puentes is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, where he works on the Metropolitan Policy Program and directs the Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative. The Politic spoke to Puentes about Congress’ highway cliff, a 21st century gas tax, lessons from Europe and Asia on high-speed rail, and more.
Casselman talks Greece, the minimum wage debate, the simultaneously new and old trend of data journalism, the Deepwater Horizon disaster, and more.
Maria Fernandez sits down with a driven and inspiring Pakistani activist who explains what he is fighting for and why his movement is turning heads all around the world.
Suzan “Suzi” LeVine has been the United States Ambassador to Swizterland and Liechtenstein since June, 2014. Prior to her appointment, she served as co-founder and chairperson of the advisory board for the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences (I-LABS) at the University of Washington. From 2009-2012, LeVine worked at Microsoft Corporation as Director of Strategic Partnerships for…