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
Lessons for 2018: An Interview with Gov. Pat McCrory The Right - “In fact, one of my best training grounds was being a basketball referee. That taught me how to make tough decisions under tough circumstances where you already knew you were going to make half the people mad most of the time.” Erich J. Prince 8/16/2018
The Man Who Chronicled the Abuses at Holmesburg Prison The Left - “So unless you are Seymour Hersh, who has The New York Times backing him, or some young activists or aspiring journalist who’s willing to work an issue, [thorny issues such as these medical experiments] can fall through the floorboards.” Erich J. Prince 8/11/2018
Everyday Economics: A Discussion with Professor Charity-Joy Acchiardo The Right - “We try to take away the value judgments because economics is not designed to make a value judgment—that’s not the tools that we have in this discipline.” Nigel Thompson 8/10/2018
Turning the Page in Brazil: An Interview with Priscila Chammas The Right - “The vast majority of  political parties in Brazil have no ideology whatsoever. They are crony parties who trade political and economic favors, and they do so with those who offer more, regardless of principles or values.” Erich J. Prince 8/9/2018
What is Virtue? A Talk with Professor Christian B. Miller The Center - “I have no desire to be president for example. But in that one aspect, I’m motivated or inspired to have my character better reflect [Lincoln’s] character. Not bring him down to my level but bring my character up to his level.” Erich J. Prince 8/8/2018
Civil Liberties in a Polarized Time: An Interview with Nadine Strossen The Left - “In Congress, no matter how strongly I agree with somebody on some issues, I’m going to strongly disagree on others. But, it is this stance that has enabled the ACLU to work in odd bedfellow coalitions to advance our agenda.” Erich J. Prince 7/26/2018
What Feminism Means Today: Speaking with Dr. Christina Hoff Sommers The Center - “[Feminism today sometimes] sees the world as a zero-sum struggle between Venus and Mars. But most women want equality, not war. Men aren’t their adversaries. They are their brothers, sons, husbands, and friends. We are in this together.” Erich J. Prince 7/26/2018
Political Philosophy for 2018: Talking with Prof. Christopher Freiman The Right - “…Politicians are regular people who should not be expected to be more moral in their political lives than their economic lives. If we have this assumption that people in politics are no better than people in markets, this leads to a lot less confidence that political solutions will be any better than market solutions.” Nigel Thompson 7/9/2018
Has Modern Society Left Honor Behind? An Interview with Prof. Tamler Sommers The Center - “When we look back on honor cultures like the Mafia…They embrace values that are precisely what are lacking in our lives—like that fierce, passionate loyalty that Sonny has. He’s not thinking about his own self-interest. He’s thinking about the fact that that guy beat up his sister, and he needs to pay for it.” Nigel Thompson 7/8/2018
Can a Photograph Change History? Sitting Down with Ron Haviv The Center - A photograph Ron Haviv took at age 23 would be cited by George H.W. Bush when the President called for the American invasion of Panama. Since then, Mr. Haviv has traveled from conflict to conflict zone, producing photographs of some of the late-twentieth century’s most difficult periods of violence. Erich J. Prince 7/6/2018
Sparing Women and Children from Violence: Speaking with Dr. Samantha Nutt The Center - “[People] want to give back, they want to help out, and the mistake is in presuming that the most effective and transparent way of helping is to do the work ourselves—to get on a plane to see and participate in it being done.” Erich J. Prince 7/4/2018
Lawyer, Photographer, and Activist Sara Bennett Talks Prison System and Life after Parole The Left - “…after you’ve been away for 25 or 30 years, the likelihood of your having a family is pretty slim. A lot of people’s parents die while they’re in prison. Women don’t have the same support network as men do in prison which I think people find surprising.” Henri Mattila 7/3/2018
Staying above Partisanship: An Interview with Joe Lieberman 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 7/1/2018
Being a Red State Democrat: An Interview with Jim Martin The Left - “True patriotism is the guy, man or woman, who shows up at the post office every day to be a postal clerk… I dislike and disapprove of those people who wrap themselves in the flag claiming to be patriots when they’ve…done nothing to help move this country forward.” Erich J. Prince 6/28/2018
Politician Profile: An Interview with Lincoln Chafee The Left - “There are more wedge issues that divert our attention from the real issues. That’s what I found during my time in the Senate…But the Republicans wanted to send their Republican candidates out to campaign about gay marriage and abortion and flag burning. It’s all about control of the Senate.” Erich J. Prince 6/25/2018
Investigative Journalism Today: New Mexico’s Scott Armstrong The Center - “Rather than going for the stories that are most easily obtained, which are also often the ones people want to leak, you ask yourself what is going to be permanent.” Nigel Thompson 6/17/2018
Interview: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer of Seton Hall Dorm Fire The Center - “It was critically important to me then, and it’s still critically important to me now that I do not take advantage of the subject of any photograph…for my benefits or for my agenda. We saw some really tough things, and it could have become gratuitous.” Erich J. Prince 6/14/2018
Colorado Today: An Interview with Gov. Hickenlooper The Left - “The negative ads we’ve kind of moved into, starting in the nineties, have gotten worse and worse. You never see businesses do attack ads, right? If Coke did an attack ad against Pepsi, Pepsi would have to attack Coke…. You could suppress down an entire product category.” Erich J. Prince 6/14/2018
FEMA Director during Katrina: How Prepared Are We for Disaster? The Right - “When you think about what we have here—FedEx, UPS, Red Cross, Salvation Army, Walmart, Costco, Sam’s Club—you’ve got all these places that have networks that can be used to do distribution…I truly see the private sector as part of the first responder network.” Erich J. Prince 6/7/2018
Interview: The Man Who Photographed Tiananmen Square The Center - “To tell you the truth, I am drawn to these dangerous events even though they scare the hell out of me. I am sure a shrink would have a field day with that…I guess there is an adrenaline rush in trying to capture images under dangerous situations and making it out alive.” Erich J. Prince 6/5/2018
Interview: Jenny Wilson Wants to be Utah’s Senator The Left - “People working at the local level are indeed the people who understand how to make the federal government more responsive…” Erich J. Prince 6/4/2018
The Victim Culture Produces No Winners: Heather Mac Donald’s Take The Right - “But instead, universities have been captured by a destructive ideology of victimhood that insists that to be a female or a minority on an American college campus is to be the target of endless, nonstop oppression.” Erich J. Prince 5/31/2018