Speakers on Politics

Anthony Arnove

fights for the people.

Andrew Aydin

knows we must understand our history to fight for our future.

Rich Benjamin

holds up a mirror.

Mona Chalabi

is taking the numb out of numbers.

Andrei Codrescu

is an OG.

Jennine Capó Crucet

is blazing a trail.

Joseph Ellis

understands that our history informs our present - and how.

Camonghne Felix

is equally at home in poetry and politics.

Roxane Gay

is feminist AF.
Michelle Goldberg

Michelle Goldberg

calls it like it is.

Anand Gopal

learns by going.

Rhiana Gunn-Wright

knows that climate affects everything.

Brian Klaas

keeps tabs on authoritarianism. He’s pretty busy most days.

Lyz Lenz

will get you fired up.

Natalia Molina

makes sense of community.

Viet Thanh Nguyen

calls us to re-examine our own history.
Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Dolen Perkins-Valdez

is uncovering silences in the archives.

Derecka Purnell

calls for action.

Carina del Valle Schorske

translates beautifully.

Sarah Smarsh

knows which way the wind is blowing.

Jason Stanley

knows that words matter and why.

Amber Tamblyn

fights like a girl.

Krish O’Mara Vignarajah

views the world with open arms.