weekend-interview

‘This is a massive effort to attract cheap labor.’ Why Sen. Bernie Sanders is skeptical of guest workers.

The junior Senator from Vermont explains his concerns about the Senate immigration reform bill.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 25, 2013

The key to evaluating teachers: Ask kids what they think

Why we should be paying attention to student surveys, and other surprising findings from the Measures of Effective Teaching project.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 23, 2013

Sen. Angus King on filibuster reform and life as a Senate independent

The freshman senator from Maine talks about watching the filibuster reform process unfold, and his plan to make government deadlines less dumb.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 2, 2013

Eugene Jarecki: ‘A jailer is as victimized by the drug war as the person he is jailing.’

The director of "The House I Live In," discusses the failures of the drug war, the policies he'd like to see replace it, and the responsibility he thinks Barack Obama has to end it.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 19, 2013

Weekend interview: Peter Diamond on Social Security, privatization proposals and the grand bargain he’d like to see

The Nobel laureate economist on why Paul Ryan would raise taxes on the poor, why individual accounts are a bad idea, and other issues related to Social Security.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 14, 2012