Politics/Community

Jeffrey Brown

PBS NewsHour Senior Correspondent

Timothy Egan

National Book Award-winning Author of
The Worst Hard Time and Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Eve Ensler

Writer, Playwright, Activist

Anne Fadiman

Award-winning Writer, Essayist, Editor, and Author of
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Alexandra Fuller

Award-winning Author Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
and Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

Jaron Lanier

Scientist, Musician, Visual Artist &
Author of Who Owns the Future?

Erik Larson

Award-winning Author of The Devil in the White City
In The Garden of Beasts

Fran Lebowitz

Author, Journalist & Social Observer

Barry Lopez

National Book Award Winner, Author of Arctic Dreams and Resistance

Marion Nestle

Acclaimed Professor of Nutrition and Public Health,
Author of Food Politics and What to Eat

Michael Pollan

Bestselling Author & Journalist
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
& Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

Frank Rich

Author & Journalist, Featured Essayist
for New York Magazine

Luis J. Rodriguez

Award-winning Poet, Activist, and Bestselling Author
Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. and It Calls You Back

Eric Schlosser

Bestselling Author of Command and Control and Fast Food Nation

Scott Simon

Host, Weekend Edition Saturday on NPR
and Need to Know on PBS, Writer & Novelist

Terry Tempest Williams

Conservationist, Advocate for Free Speech,
Author of Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family & Place
and Finding Beauty in a Broken World