When Tom Ricks Met Tom Friedman
FP magazine blogger Thomas E. Ricks interviews New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman. Friedman, who earned a spot on FP's 2011 Global Thinkers list for holding out hope for American renewal, discusses the third IT revolution, the hyperconnected world, and the worst idea of the year.
FP Managing Editor Blake Hounshell interviews Jared Cohen, director of Google Ideas, on Twitter, U.S. foreign policy, and the Arab Spring.
FP Managing Editor Blake Hounshell interviews 2011 Global Thinker David Beers. Beers, of Standard and Poor's, was recognized on the 2011 list for forcing a long-overdue conversation on America's debt.
FP magazine Managing Editor Blake Hounshell speaks with Harvard University economist Lant Pritchett about Asian success stories, what India's doing wrong, and Islamic politics.
The Arab Revolutionaries
Joseph S. Nye
FP's Managing Editor Blake Hounshell asks Harvard political scientist Joseph Nye about the Obama administration's use of "soft power" and the intervention in Libya.
FP Managing Editor Blake Hounshell speaks with Copenhagen Consensus Center Director Bjorn Lomborg on climate change, China, and why he's not actually a contrarian.
FP Managing Editor Blake Hounshell speaks with Pirate Party founder Rick Falkvinge on intellectual property and copyright in the age of the internet.
FP magazine blogger Daniel Drezner talks to Japanese anti-nuke activist Mizuho Fukushima about nuclear power before and after the tsunami in Japan.