Politics Interviews

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Unpublished excerpts from Lena Dunham's 2015 interview with HRC.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
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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The Lenny Interview: Ellen Malcolm
The founder of EMILY's List on being an "unlikely activist" and the political power of American women.
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The Lenny Interview: Marian Wright Edelman
The Founder of the Children's Defense Fund discusses the importance of advocacy for the underprivileged.
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The Lenny Interview: Melinda Gates
The renowned philanthropist on the gender gap in unpaid labor and why poverty is sexist. 
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NARAL President Ilyse Hogue: The War Against Abortion Is a War Against Female Autonomy
Documentary director Dawn Porter talks with Ilyse Hogue about protecting women's right to choose.
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