Interviews


On Criminal Justice Reform and LGBT Rights: Interview with MA Attorney General Maura Healey

“Discrimination is discrimination. Discrimination isn’t justified in the name of religious freedom.”


Interview: Congressman Brendan Boyle

“…a constructive, healthy debate needs to take place in the Democratic Party.”


On Immigration and Education: Interview with Congressman Joaquín Castro

“Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and the other Republican candidates have turned the discussion over immigration into a nasty one. They have made it harder for the parties to come together and for Americans to come together on a solution.”


On Counterterrorism and Communications: Interview with Richard Stengel

“If you look at all the media and content that’s created by America, that’s what I look at as our messaging…. Our messaging and content dwarfs everybody else’s.”


Interview: Cornell Belcher

“They were trying to scream into existence the America that they wanted. It was such a reassuring moment of our goodness.”


Spring 2016 IOP Fellows Interview: Anne Hawley

“I think there is just something so exhilarating about helping things be born–new ideas, new forms, new ways of looking at the world.”