Thomas Piketty: I Don't Care for Marx
May 05, 2014

The French economist is a rock star of the left thanks to a book called Capital. But in an interview, he shrugs off Das Kapital.

Q&A: The Life of Journalists on an Assassin's Hit List
April 29, 2014

The New Republic Interview with Mohammed Hanif

Mr. Knowledge Speaks
April 25, 2014

Interview: The founder of Wikipedia opens up on Turkey's Twitter ban, the NSA, and why net neutrality might not be such a big deal.

Barbara Ehrenreich: I'm an Atheist, But Don't Rule Out "Mystical Experiences"
April 20, 2014

Barbara Ehrenreich wants you to take mystical experiences seriously, unless they involve a benevolent monotheistic deity.

Stark Raving Rahm
April 06, 2014

Stark raving Rahm on gentrification, the middle east, and the perils of income-inequality politics

The Original Nate Silver Also Thinks Pundits Are 'Stupid'
March 31, 2014

In politics, he says, "People who are perceived as learned experts go on television and say stupid shit, and nobody says, 'Boy, that’s really stupid.'"

Q&A: A New Book's Explosive Claims About Pakistan and Osama Bin Laden
March 20, 2014

How much did the Pakistani government know?

The Confessions of David Remnick
March 11, 2014

The editor of the New Yorker talks Russia, Obama, and whether he is creating cultural serfdom online.

"I Think Jeffrey Tambor's Got a Kind of Gender-Queerness"
March 07, 2014

The creator of Amazon's "Transparent" talks about Jeffrey Tambor's feminine side, watching the Oscars, and the trouble with True Detective.