Politics Interviews

An Interview with the Activist Sarah Schulman
An interview with the writer, theorist, and activist Sarah Schulman.
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Janet Mock Interviews Bob Bland and Carmen Perez
Janet Mock interviews Bob Bland and Carmen Perez, two leaders of the Women's March on Washington.
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Cheryl Turpin Wants to Make Virginia Blue Again
The high school teacher was inspired to run for office after Trump won in her district by less than 1 percent.
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Water Is Life: Four Months at Standing Rock
Eryn Wise, the communications director for the International Indigenous Youth Council, describes her experience.
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An Interview with Sylvia Mathews Burwell
An interview with Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.
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Transforming Pain Into Power
How activist Marisa Franco helped unseat anti-immigrant Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio.
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Hillary Clinton for President
Unpublished excerpts from Lena Dunham's 2015 interview with HRC.
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The Lenny Interview: MarĂ­a Teresa Kumar, President of Voto Latino
On getting Latinos to vote, and why not voting equals surrender.
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The Lenny Interview: Amanda Nguyen
Nguyen is making sure rape survivors have rights.
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Unsportsmanlike Conduct
Sports journalist Jessica Luther's book looks at the microcosm of college football within the bigger picture of rape culture.
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Misty Snow, the Queen of Firsts
If elected, she'll change the Senate forever.
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Georgia Lerner Is Keeping Women Out of Jail
The Women's Prison Association prefers intervention over incarceration.
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The Lenny Interview: Megan Smith
The chief technology officer of the United States wants to use data to create change.
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You Don't Have to Die to Be Destroyed
Michele Mitchell, the director of The Uncondemned, on documenting the stories of women who testified about the Rwandan genocide.
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"No Relation"
Former Bernie Sanders spokesperson Symone Sanders on her road to the convention.
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How to Save a City Through a Website
The Human Utility is paying Detroit's water bills.
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The First One in the House
An interview with Anna Kaplan, the Iranian Jewish immigrant running for congress in New York's third district.
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The Lenny Interview: Four Women Who Fled Syria
Survivors of an untelevised war share their stories of struggle and hope.
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The Lenny Interview: Senator Jeanne Shaheen
A conversation with the woman making it easier to secure equal paychecks.
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The North Dakota Senator Advocating for Native Children
Meet Heidi Heitkamp
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