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The former Goldman chief executive on the crash, the criticism — and sparring with Bernie Sanders
The Polish novelist on confronting history and her battles with the nationalist right
The pro-Beijing venture capitalist on Trump, China’s rise — and Xi Jinping’s ‘little red app’
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Canada’s deputy PM on moving from the ‘snark’ of journalism to the ‘smarm’ of politics
Her bestselling novel showed South Korea’s everyday sexism — and struck a chord around the region
The Tory grandee on Thatcher, Johnson — and how centrist complacency fuelled Brexit
The Russian billionaire on working with Putin, his Premier League plans and making a fortune in the 1990s
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The novelist on
Cicero’s lessons for Brexit Britain, Labour’s future — and how to write a bestseller a year
The violinist on making high art popular and what #MeToo means for musicians
The guru of the ‘growth mindset’ on why your qualities are not set in stone
The investigative journalist on #MeToo and the perils of taking on the powerful
The anti-Putin activist on fighting corruption — and how he copes with the trolls on his tail
The pugnacious Democrat on running Chicago, what he learnt from dance — and how to beat Trump
For 25 years, we’ve invited Hollywood stars, billionaires and politicians to lunch — do you remember the standout moments?
The face of the Hong Kong protest movement on defying Beijing
The French activist who helped inspire a year of protest on forging a new fraternité
‘Nose to tail’ eating pioneer on ‘Gucci food’, Jamie Oliver and his surprising LA outpost
The Bolivian president on fighting for a fourth term, his autocrat ‘friends’ — and why he’d like to chew coca with Corbyn
The Canadian novelist on being a ‘bad’ feminist and how it feels to see your dystopia come true
The Daily Mail editor on making headlines, changing tack on Brexit — and stalking Lucian Freud
The ‘Enron’ playwright on money and power, learning from failure — and getting inside Putin’s head
The Blackstone co-founder on risk-taking, Trump whispering — and why the rich shouldn’t pay more tax