Wayne Messam, The Florida Mayor Running for President The Left - “And some talk is floating around right now about merit-based immigration. Individuals like my parents would have been at the bottom, the end of the line, and would perhaps never have had an opportunity, and yet they helped build the agriculture sector.” Erich J. Prince 6/13/2019
“Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left” The Left - “Doing that mental exercise of seeing if you could rephrase somebody else’s argument in your own words—that alone might be one of the single most useful things that you can do to reason better and to respond to people’s arguments better.” Logan Chipkin 6/12/2019
One-on-One with Howard Dean The Left - “So I’m going to answer your question, but I want to preface it by saying most people do not vote on policies. They think they do, but they don’t. Even smart, educated people who think they do even more so don’t.” Erich J. Prince 6/11/2019
Interview: Nicholas Christakis on His Latest Book The Center - “When I’m speaking of a good society, I’m not necessarily speaking of a good society in the 21st century. I’m speaking of a kind of good society that we have a blueprint to make, that is, in turn, written in our genes.” Erich J. Prince 6/10/2019
Interview with Senator Isakson: Putting Veterans First The Center - “One thing is for sure in Washington is, no matter how tight or tough times are, veterans are a class to themselves; they are an issue to themselves. Partisanship rarely ever creeps into the VA.” Erich J. Prince 6/4/2019
Interview with Mike Gravel: His Priorities in Running for President The Left - “So Buttegieg, in what that reveals of him, is that he’s a classic puppet of the military industrial complex.” Erich J. Prince 5/31/2019
Interview: A Pulitzer Prize Winner’s Advice to Young Journalists The Center - “Photojournalism—and photography in general—is based on a trusting relationship: the relationship between the photographer and the subject. And, in order to really get several layers deep, the photographer needs to reveal their sensitive side.” Erich J. Prince 5/28/2019
Interview with Former Rep. Tom Davis: Can Earmarks Fix Congress? The Right - “In my district, I wasn’t just Tom Davis—I was ‘Mr. Woodrow Wilson Bridge.’ I was the guy who closed Morton and got 3,000 acres donated to the county. Those were the kinds of tangible efforts where people may not like my party, but they saw some redeeming qualities in me to keep me around.” Erich J. Prince 4/26/2019
Lincoln Chafee Joins Erich Prince: Lessons from Running for President The Left - “In my opening statement I said, ‘In thirty years of public service, I never had a scandal.’ The murmur of boos in the audience—I guess they saw that as a dig at the other candidates.” Erich J. Prince 4/23/2019
Interview: Vice President Mondale Comments on Today’s Democratic Party The Left - “I told one of the other senators, ‘You’re a very pleasant, sweet person. But deep down, the public wants a son-of-a-gun. You’ve got to get stuff done.'” Erich J. Prince 4/11/2019
Interview: One-on-One with Congresswoman Susan Wild The Left - “Most of all, I just want my constituents back home to know that I’m working for them, and that I’m not thinking about contributions from a big corporation when I’m in a committee hearing and questioning witnesses and when we’re voting on matters that are important to the working families in my district.” Erich J. Prince 4/4/2019
Interview: One-on-One with Congressman Jody Hice The Right - “There’s not a single one of us who has not made mistakes in our lives, and we have a number of people who were in jails and prisons that made mistakes that they regret.” Erich J. Prince 4/2/2019
Norman Ornstein Joins Erich Prince: “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks” The Center - “It’s harder to demonize somebody if your kids are playing on the soccer field together, and you’re out there on a weekend afternoon.” Erich J. Prince 3/30/2019
Reps. Madeleine Dean and Mike Thompson Comment on Gun Violence The Left - “It’s hard to point to me as an anti-gun person. I’ve got a gun safe full of them! Every year, when we have the competition for skeet, trap, and sporting clays, Democrats vs. Republicans, I always walk away with the trophy.” Erich J. Prince 3/18/2019
Greg Lukianoff Joins Erich Prince: The Coddling of the American Mind The Center - “On campuses so far, I have been pleasantly surprised that I have been invited to talks that have been well-received and civil.” Erich J. Prince 3/16/2019
Interview: One-on-One with Congressman Andy Kim The Left - “I am, first and foremost, a public servant to my district—not a Democrat or anything else.“ Connor Mustakas 3/11/2019
Interview: Rick Ungar on His New Project “The Daily Centrist” The Center - “My reputation is, ‘Every conservative’s favorite liberal.’ That’s because I don’t hate people because I disagree with them.” Erich J. Prince 3/1/2019
Our Conversation With Berny Belvedere, Founder of Arc Digital The Center - “People who read us will gain a better perspective overall of the issues that we produce. Why wouldn’t we want to be as influential as possible?“ Henri Mattila 2/26/2019
Douglas Lain Joins Erich Prince: Running a Boutique Publishing Label The Left - “Around that time, there was the 2008 financial crisis. A lot of people in New York publishing were let go, and my contract with Macmillan seemed to be in jeopardy.” Erich J. Prince 2/14/2019
Interview: Rep. Madeleine Dean—On the Issues The Left - “In the Democratic caucus, we elected more new women than men. Think of that statement!” Connor Mustakas 2/7/2019
Interview: Jonathan Haidt on What Underlies Polarization in America The Center - “In a sense, the Founding Fathers feared democracy because of the tendency of people to be carried away by their passion and easily led astray by demagogues, and I think that our modern polarization, augmented by social media, could well bring their worst fears to reality.” Erich J. Prince 1/30/2019
Interview: Kate Leaver Talks Friendship The Center - “I think reciprocity is a very important part of a friendship or, in fact, any type of relationship. I think having a balance where both of you are investing equal amounts of time and energy and love and attention into that relationship is really important.” Kambiz Tavana 1/24/2019
Helen Pluckrose Joins Erich Prince to Tell Areo’s Story The Center - “…Areo is bipartisan; it doesn’t take a side. I personally find that I agree with about 25% of the pieces I put out. The other 75%, I think they’re good, but I’m not convinced by their arguments ultimately.” Erich J. Prince 1/22/2019
Prof. Randy Barnett Joins Erich Prince to Discuss “Con Law” The Right - “You can’t take politics out of the judicial process because judges are human.” Erich J. Prince 1/19/2019
First Days in Congress: Speaking with Rep. Denver Riggleman The Right - “I had an old chief master sergeant tell me that when you first enter a job, you should keep your mouth shut for three months…So I have a lot to learn.” Connor Mustakas 1/8/2019
Interview with Nassir Ghaemi: Can Mental Illness Make More Effective Politicians? The Center - “One of the basic concepts I had was that if there are some benefits to having some depression manic symptoms; the corollary is that there are some limitations to being normal and mentally healthy.” Erich J. Prince 11/17/2018
This Former Drug User Is Committed to Helping Others Get Clean The Center - “People are going to use, so let’s teach them how to use and limit the use correctly. This limits the damage and harm they can do to themselves until they reach a path of recovery.” Connor Mustakas 10/26/2018
My Time in the Senate: An Interview with Saxby Chambliss The Right - “Any bill that’s passed by 100% Republicans and no Democrats or 100% Democrats and no Republicans is not the best piece of legislation that could have been forged.” Erich J. Prince 10/15/2018
Interview: Bitcoin Expert Jeffrey Tucker The Right - “I was multitasking, and as one person came up to ask a question, I almost hit send on a $20,000 transaction. It was a scary moment, because if it happened there is no way to cancel it, and you have to say, ‘Listen, good friend, can you send it back to me?'” Hans Riess 9/26/2018
Susan Wild: Why I’m Running for Congress The Left - “I have taken a pledge not to accept any corporate tax money. One of the first and most important reasons I took that pledge is because I think that the influence of ‘Big Pharma’ is far too great in our legislative body in Washington.” Erich J. Prince 9/24/2018
Interview: How Dollars and Cents Propel Sensational Media Coverage The Center - “I suggest that the ebbing of polarization has already been occurring. We’re just not aware of it because of what’s presented to us in the media. If you look at the polling numbers, Democrats and Republicans are minorities; the plurality of Americans identify as independents.” Erich J. Prince 9/10/2018
Joe Lieberman: Staying above Partisanship The Center - “The last four or five years I was in the Senate, there was simply no Democrat more conservative than any Republican and no Republican more liberal than any Democrat. And that’s just wrong. It’s unnatural.” Erich J. Prince 9/1/2018
Better Angels: The Organization Out to Fight Polarization The Center - “Even if you continue to disagree on 90% of the issues, if you have a little bit of trust, understanding, and empathy, you might find common ground on that 10% or wherever you do have some agreement.” Nigel Thompson 8/25/2018
Does Marijuana Have Medical Benefits? Sitting Down with an Advocate The Left - Bernadette Scarduzio, who lives with a rare neurological disease, argues that medical marijuana has helped normalize her life and has the potential to help reduce opiate overuse in the disabled community. Nigel Thompson 8/21/2018
Life After Hate: A Conversation with a Former Skinhead The Center - “You can’t be a Neo-Nazi and be happy in life. It’s 100% impossible to be those two things at the same time.” Nigel Thompson 8/17/2018