Sitting Down with the Director of “The Rise of Jordan Peterson” The Center - “I would say the social aspects of making the film were really difficult for me because a lot of my network and friends and social circle is progressive, and, obviously, progressives are not a fan of [Peterson’s].” Kambiz Tavana 12/23/2019
Maziar Ghaderi: to Truly Know Jordan Peterson (Part II) The Center - “…what I’ve noticed with Jordan is that his interactions with this polarization of the Left and the Right—it’s actually kind of hardened him. It’s made him a little bit more radical. It’s made him a little bit more hard-skinned.” Kambiz Tavana 12/15/2019
Maziar Ghaderi: to Truly Know Jordan Peterson The Center - “Yeah, there’s not a lot of lying in Jordan. That’s part of what I was trying to say with the fact that he doesn’t do small talk. If he wants to talk to you, he’ll talk to you. And sometimes the first thing he’ll ask you is something kind of serious.” Kambiz Tavana 12/6/2019
Why Yasmine Mohammed Is Speaking out Against Islam (Part II) The Center - “Actually, the two things that ex-Muslims let go of—the very last two things that they let go of—are eating pork and anti-Semitism. It’s because both of these things are so ingrained in us from such a young age.” Erich J. Prince 11/27/2019
Why Yasmine Mohammed Is Speaking out Against Islam The Center - “What I was not prepared for was the tsunami of just hate and pushback and disdain that would come from people I thought were my people: people that believed in enlightenment values, Western values, and liberal values.” Erich J. Prince 11/23/2019
In Their Own Words: The Teens Behind Mike Gravel’s Campaign The Left - “That was one of the things the campaign was good at: trying to get as much controversy as possible by provoking conflicts. It’s not an honorable way to go through campaigning, but it worked. Better than you could say for Tim Ryan.” John George 10/13/2019
Rep. Denver Riggleman: Bringing Internet to Rural Areas The Right - “If you have to take your kids and you have to go into a parking lot of a library in order to do homework, that is not something that they want to have to deal with.” Erich J. Prince 10/2/2019
Interview: Rep. Adriano Espaillat—On the Issues The Left - “First of all, I think we should make [the census] a fun process, where people, families engage in it [together], particularly in hard to count districts and communities.” John George 9/26/2019
Rep. Madeleine Dean: Making Community College a Priority The Left - “[Some of my students] couldn’t do all three: commute, work, and schoolwork. So, I saw the affordability problem growing and growing in that setting, but I hear it also from my constituents in every higher education setting.” Erich J. Prince 9/23/2019
Interview: Rep. Jeff Van Drew on Getting the Two Parties to Work Together The Center - “America is an experiment in democracy like none other. I do believe in American exceptionalism. They spoke about many things, but one of the things that they spoke about was the fact that we should never be overly reliant on political parties.” Erich J. Prince 9/11/2019
Georgia’s AG: Fighting Gangs and Human Trafficking The Right - “Like [how] the Southern District of New York became the hub for financial crimes, the Northern District of Georgia has become a hub for online financial crimes and cybersecurity because it all runs through our network.” Erich J. Prince 8/28/2019
Gov. Brian Kemp: His Approach for Georgia The Right - “And things like rural broadband, having quality health care, just a good quality of life, good ability to get a great education—whether it’s going into a technical field college or university setting. We had a lot of different options for folks, and we’re slowly moving the needle.” https://merionwest.com/wp-content/uploads/Kemp-Episode_Second-Version.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Erich J. Prince 8/23/2019
Rep. Seth Moulton: Mental Health in America The Left - “When he went to the VA to get help, they told him that their next mental health appointment was in 3 months—even though he was thinking of committing suicide that very night. That’s unacceptable.” John George and Erich J. Prince 8/9/2019
What Happens to Those Who Investigate Government Corruption The Center - “I knew the consequences of looking into public corruption. You’re not going to make many friends, and you’re certainly going to make many enemies.” Erich J. Prince 7/21/2019
On the Issues: Presidential Candidate Joe Sestak The Left - “That’s where I think it’s a real difference, that you actually have somebody running that can actually win a Republican district nearly 2 to 1 without spending a dime on a campaign.” John George 7/20/2019
Sen. David Perdue: Making Washington More Results-Oriented The Right - “We need to go back to what the Founding Fathers and Mothers had in mind: a citizen-legislator—somebody that comes here, tries to get results, and then goes home and lets the next person try.” Erich J. Prince 7/16/2019
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