“The UK is independent, but not isolationist”, says former British Prime Minister John Major. He sat down with Max Tholl and Lars Mensel to discuss Britain’s future, diplomatic neuroses, and penalty shots.
Kanayo Nwanze is President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development and fights to end poverty and hunger. He sat down with Ben Hill to discuss the progress that has been made and the road that lies ahead.
Jacques Attali is one of France’s leading intellectuals and an expert on issues ranging from classical economics to classical music. He told Max Tholl what we can learn from “Game of Thrones” and why Germany’s economic success is an example to study but not to follow.
French economist Thomas Piketty has put inequality back on the map and is being hailed as the Karl Marx of the 21st century. He talked to Max Tholl and Florian Guckelsberger about a globalization gone wrong, a Eurozone parliament and our obsession with economic growth.
David Shrigley draws like a child, and yet he has become one of Britain’s most prominent and acclaimed artists. He told Max Tholl why he likes limits to creativity, where the boundaries of good taste lie and why Monet would suck in the digital age.
“We like to kill” wrote university professor Sergio Aguayo only a few months before the abduction of 43 Students in the city of Iguala made headlines world wide. Alice Kohn sat down with him to talk about the culture of violence in Mexico.