Guest List: June 3, 2016

The Interview:

Nick Hanauer is the co-founder and partner of the venture capital firm Second Avenue Partners, and the co-author of The Gardens of Democracy. In 2014, he gave a TED talk entitled, “Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming.”

Twitter: @NickHanauer

The Panel:

John Avlon is the Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast, a CNN Political Analyst and the author of Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America. He recently wrote about Donald Trump’s attempts to revive Clinton conspiracy theories. 

Twitter: @JohnAvlon 

Eddie Huang is the host of Viceland’s “Huang’s World,” and author of the new memoir Double Cup Love: On the Trail of Family, Food and Broken Hearts in China.

Twitter:  @MrEddieHuang

Matt Welch is Editor-in-Chief of Reason Magazine. He is the co-author of the 2011 book, The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong with America. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and several other publications. In his latest piece for The Spectator, he writes about the likelihood of an Independent candidate emerging to defeat Donald Trump.

Twitter: @MattWelch

Mid-Show Interview: 

Neil DeGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist and the Director of the Hayden Planetarium. He is the host of “Star Talk,” on National Geographic, as well as a podcast by the same name. In 2014, he hosted a 13-part sequel to Carl Sagan’s 1980 television documentary, Cosmos

Twitter: @NeilTyson

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