Interviews


On Connecting Communities and Politics: A Conversation with Michael Henne

“I want Ulection to help make candidates household names, so when election season comes around, elected officials can share policy decisions with their communities…”


On Filmmaking and Edward Snowden: Interview with Oliver Stone

“I thought he was very articulate, young and I guess I was most impressed that he did this at the age of twenty-nine, which is amazing…”


On Military Spending and National Defense: Interview with William Hartung

“We’ve spent a lot more than we needed to in terms of providing security. Some of the things that we’ve done have exacerbated the problem…”


Risks, Stories and Advice on Investigative Journalism: Interview with Hugo Alconada Mon

“In Argentina, you actually have two distinct Argentinas. One is the Argentina in theory and the other is the real Argentina.”


On the Politics of Disease: Interview with Dr. Muhamed Almaliky

“Health starts up in the political system and goes down through all levels of social systems, but at the end what is affected are people.”


Interview: Michelle Rhee

“I think what parents and other community members should be focused on… is not necessarily the tests, but the culture around how people are perceiving the tests and what their role is in the educational process”