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The Talking Points Memo journalist discusses the demands of a blog-driven job, what makes TPM different, and the challenges that come with being a female political reporter.
Posted Tuesday, March 10, 2009 in Five Minutes With by Daniel Strauss
The tire-factory-worker-turned-equal-pay activist talks about her struggle, young women today, and what battles are next.
Posted Thursday, March 5, 2009 in Five Minutes With by Sarah Karlin
The progressive journalist on getting arrested at the Republican National Convention, the role of advocacy in journalism, and why she got banned from the White House.
Posted Tuesday, February 17, 2009 in Five Minutes With by Jessica Newman
The New York Times’ chief Washington correspondent on the world Obama inherited and advice to future journalists.
Posted Wednesday, February 11, 2009 in Five Minutes With by Cordell Fields
The newest senator from Alaska on why he didn’t go to college, running for office at a young age, and speaking on the fly.
The founding editor of Feministing.com talks with Campus Progress about feminism, her new book, and how young women can take action.
Posted Tuesday, February 3, 2009 in Five Minutes With by Sarah Karlin
The Washington Post columnist and self-described social democrat on unions, politics, and young people.
The co-founder of Pandora Internet radio on the future of the music industry.
The former surgeon general under Clinton weighs in on the potential battles the new surgeon general may face and where women’s health fits into the public health debate.
Posted Friday, January 9, 2009 in Five Minutes With by Kay Steiger
The freshman congresswoman from Pennsylvania spoke about her experience as a single mother, what she learned during the campaign, and young voters.
Posted Monday, January 5, 2009 in Five Minutes With by David Spett
The Center for American Progress’ CEO talks about the religious left, President Clinton’s progressivism, and the next generation of politicos.
Posted Wednesday, September 10, 2008 in Five Minutes With by Tim Fernholz
The congressman discusses his articles of impeachment against President George W. Bush and what the public still doesn’t know about the Iraq war.
Posted Monday, August 4, 2008 in Five Minutes With by Aaron Ludensky
The CNN anchor talks about what it’s like to be a Latino in mainstream journalism.
Posted Wednesday, July 16, 2008 in Five Minutes With by Saxon Baird
The MSNBC anchor on gay marriage, Chris Matthews, and the youth vote.
The Oscar-winning documentarian discusses Standard Operating Procedure, his new film about the Abu Ghraib photographs.
The Atlantic Monthly blogger talks about his new book and an old approach to foreign policy.
Posted Thursday, May 29, 2008 in Five Minutes With by Nickolas Sifuentes
The co-writers of the new movie War, Inc. explain why rebellions should be frequent and fun.
Posted Wednesday, May 21, 2008 in Five Minutes With by Annika Carlson
Keli Goff, the author of a new book on young independent black voters, discusses what the real role of hip hop should be.
Posted Tuesday, May 13, 2008 in Five Minutes With by Ali M. Latifi
The left-of-center presidential candidate talks about the war, gay rights, and the environment.
Posted Monday, April 28, 2008 in Five Minutes With by Tanya Paperny
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses her new book about Sergio Vieira de Mello, a U.N. diplomat who died in Iraq.
Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2008 in Five Minutes With by Natalie Ondiak