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Jun 3, 2020

Jennifer Richeson is a social psychologist who studies racial identity and interracial interactions. She is currently the Philip R. Allen Professor of Psychology at Yale University where she heads the Social Perception and Communication Lab.

Professor Richeson details the ways that racial inequality, psychology,...


May 28, 2020

Fintan O’Toole is a historian, literary critic, author, and essayist whose work has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The Irish Times, The Guardian, and other leading publications. O'Toole is the author of many books including his most recent The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Rise of Nationalism.


May 21, 2020

Mike Davis is a historian, political activist, and writer. He is the author of many books including City of Quartz, Buda’s Wagon, and Planet of Slums. Davis has also written for The Nation and The New Statesman among other magazines and publications. Davis is also an editor of the New Left Review.

He is the recipient...


May 12, 2020

David Neiwert is an investigative journalist based in Seattle and a contributing writer for the Southern Poverty Law Center. He is the author of numerous books including Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump, The Eliminationists: How Hate Talk Radicalized the American RightOf Orcas and Men:...


May 3, 2020

Ben Fountain is the author of the novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award and a finalist for the National Book Award. Fountain traveled across the country during Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign in an effort to document that political and social disaster as...