Tom Steyer is a clean energy advocate and the Founder and President of NextGen Climate, a “non-partisan organization focused on bringing climate change to the forefront of America’s political dialogue.” In a recent blog post about his visit to the Canadian tar sands, Steyer writes, “I have always firmly believed that Keystone XL unlocks even more carbon pollution in the Alberta tar sands, and my trip to the source convinced me even further that this is not an investment we can afford to make.”
John Avlon is the Editor in Chief of The Daily Beast and a CNN political analyst. In 2010 he helped found the nonpartisan organization No Labels in order to combat the growing political divide in Washington.
Christine Quinn is the former Speaker of the New York City Council and candidate for mayor. She serves on the board of the Tyler Clementi Foundation and Athlete Ally. Her book is With Patience and Fortitude – A Memoir.
Charles Murray is the author of The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Getting Ahead. He is the W.H. Brady Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and writes for publications including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Murray recently wrote an open letter to the students of Azusa Pacific University after the school’s administration cancelled his planned speaking engagement.
Annabelle Gurwitch joins the panel mid-show to discuss her latest book, I See You Made An Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50. The New York Times says, "Annabelle Gurwitch is a funny woman. Her amusing new book raises serious questions about aging.” Gurwitch was the original host of “Dinner & a Movie” and the theatrical production of her second book, You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up, is now in its third national tour.
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