The Weekend Interview

Actor-director Clint Eastwood, 89, weighs in on Bloomberg, Trump, #MeToo and the dispute over a reporter’s depiction in his latest film.

Government policies limit millennials’ prosperity, Harvard economist Edward Glaeser argues. Will they realize more of the same isn’t the answer?

What’s next after Britain’s break from Europe? Historian Andrew Roberts is bearish on free-market policies but bullish on an alliance of English-speaking lands.

Iván Simonovis went from Caracas police chief to prisoner of Venezuela’s socialist regime—then over a 60-foot cliff to freedom.

Neither ‘rational choice’ nor behavioral economics explains the story of the Good Samaritan. Economist Richard Robb offers an alternative that tries.

The U.S. has an unmatched capacity for absorbing newcomers. Yet historian David M. Kennedy worries that the country no longer agrees on a shared identity or purpose.

The internet turned out not to be an unmixed blessing, but Antonio García Martínez, the author of ‘Chaos Monkeys,’ seeks to calm your fears about privacy and ‘fake news.’

Spain’s former leader, José María Aznar, reflects on secession movements at home and in Europe, and on the Trump era’s challenges to the postwar order.

Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee and mainland artist Jingxiong Guo both endured arrest and now live in exile, but they disagree on the prospects for democratic reform.

‘I don’t see a decline,’ the 94-year-old critic John Simon says. ‘Looking back into the past always makes it look better than it actually was.’

Historian Tom Holland argues both sides of the culture wars share similar theological assumptions—including the dignity of women, which he traces to St. Paul.

The border fence is ‘a visible example of national paranoia,’ author Paul Theroux says. Yet he thinks Americans are right to be afraid.

Sen. Mitch McConnell on his high-stakes battles for the Supreme Court, his ways of cajoling reluctant colleagues, and the chamber’s future.

As the cost of living spikes, Republican Kevin Faulconer wants to make housing affordable again—without crushing current homeowners.

The students who demand her firing, Camille Paglia argues, take prosperity for granted, are socially undeveloped, and know little about Western history. Who’s Moses?

The ‘Nordic model’ of socialism, which he and other leftists tout, is more like ‘ruthless capitalism,’ says Johan Norberg.

At 26, Nathan Law has already been elected to office and spent time in jail. He explains why the protesters have become more aggressive in their tactics and demands.

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