Interviews

Truman’s exclusive interviews.

“Sustainability is the key to protecting natural, cultural and historical assets” – Taleb Rifai

“Sustainability is the key to protecting natural, cultural and historical assets” – Taleb Rifai

Interview with Taleb D. Rifai, Secretary-General of the United Nations' World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).…

“Greece and perhaps Portugal need to exit the euro at some point” – Michael Spence

“Greece and perhaps Portugal need to exit the euro at some point” – Michael Spence

Interview with Nobel Laureate Michael Spence.…

“Default is not the end of the world” – Vernon Smith

“Default is not the end of the world” – Vernon Smith

Interview with Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith.…

“A ‘United States of Europe’ will mean the end of democracy” -Nigel Farage

“A ‘United States of Europe’ will mean the end of democracy” -Nigel Farage

Exclusive interview with Nigel Farage, UK Independence Party (UKIP) Leader and Member of the European Parliament.…

Europe’s Greek Moment: Interview with Yanis Varoufakis

Europe’s Greek Moment: Interview with Yanis Varoufakis

"If Berlin comes to the conclusion that it wants 'out', it will get out itself before giving the green light to Athens to leave." -Yanis Varoufakis…

The idea of capitalism is, “if you fail, you fail.” -Hernando de Soto

The idea of capitalism is, “if you fail, you fail.” -Hernando de Soto

A conversation with Hernando de Soto that explores the truths that the most serious economic crisis in the Western world is revealing about the free market capitalist system.…

“Much of the global is still dressed in the clothes of the national” -Saskia Sassen

“Much of the global is still dressed in the clothes of the national” -Saskia Sassen

Interview with Saskia Sassen, one of the world's leading theorists on globalization.…

“States try to use all aspects of the Internet to project and protect against ‘soft power'” – Joseph Nye

“States try to use all aspects of the Internet to project and protect against ‘soft power'” – Joseph Nye

Joseph Nye, one of the most influential scholars in American foreign policy, speaks to Truman Factor about his latest book, "The Future of Power".…

“Most transitions are driven by political considerations, not competence and preparation” -Guy Kawasaki

“Most transitions are driven by political considerations, not competence and preparation” -Guy Kawasaki

Interview with Guy Kawasaki, venture capitalist, start-up guru and author.…

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