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
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