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Lawrence Krauss

Lawrence Krauss

Director, Origins Project and Foundation Professor at ASU

Lawrence Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist. He is the Director of the Origins Project and Professor of Physics at the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona… more

Theodore Dalrymple

Theodore Dalrymple

Dietrich Weismann Fellow, Manhattan Institute

Theodore Dalrymple is a retired prison doctor and psychiatrist, who most recently practiced in a British inner city hospital and prison.  He is the Dietrich Weismann Fellow at the Manhattan… more

Nick Gillespie

Nick Gillespie

Editor in Chief of Reason.tv and Reason.com

Nick Gillespie is editor in chief of Reason.com and ReasonTV, the online platforms of Reason, the libertarian magazine of "Free Minds and Free Markets." Gillespie's work has appeared in The… more

Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and former Secretary of Labor

Robert Reich is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley. Professor Reich was Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration from 1993-1997. He has written… more

Glenn Hubbard

Glenn Hubbard

Dean, Columbia University Business School

Glenn Hubbard is Dean of Columbia Business School and the Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics. Professor Hubbard is the author of two leading textbooks on money and… more

Ken Connor

Ken Connor

Chairman, Center for a Just Society

In 2005, Ken Connor founded the Center for a Just Society, where he serves as the organization’s Chairman. Connor is affiliated with the law firm of Connor & Connor, LLC,… more

Peter Singer

Peter Singer

Philosopher & Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University

Peter Singer is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He specializes in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from… more

Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser

Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser

Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy

M. Zuhdi Jasser, M.D., is the Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD). A devout Muslim, Dr. Jasser founded AIFD in the wake of the 9/11… more

Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes

President, Middle East Forum

Daniel Pipes is one of the world’s foremost analysts on the Middle East and Islam. Pipes is President of the Middle East Forum, a nonprofit organization he founded in 1994… more

David Keating

David Keating

President, Center for Competitive Politics

David Keating is the president of the Center for Competitive Politics (CCP), the only organization dedicated solely to protecting First Amendment political free speech rights through litigation, education and advocacy.… more