Leslie Lewin is the Executive Director of Seeds of Peace, a leadership development program founded in 1993 committed to developing mutual understanding among high schoolers from opposing sides of conflicts, with a particular emphasis on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Seeds of Peace takes place at Camp in Maine, where hundreds of teenagers and educators across lines […]

Dr. Rui Maria de Araújo is the prime minister of Timor-Leste, a position he has held since 2015. A physician by training, he served as both the Minister of Health from 2001-2006 and the Deputy Prime Minister from 2006-2007.  What is something most people do not know or are surprised to learn about Timor-Leste? People are surprised […]

Cynthia Enloe is a feminist international relations scholar in the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment at Clark University. She has written fourteen books, including Seriously! Investigating Crashes and Crises As If Women Mattered and serves on the editorial board of several academic journals, including The International Feminist Journal of Politics.  What was your personal […]

 Reverend Leah Daughtry is a renowned activist, preacher, and political strategist. She has held positions in the US Department of Labor, Congress, and served as the CEO of the Democratic National Convention in both 2008 and 2016, making her the first person in the Democratic Party to hold this position twice. She currently serves as […]

 Tyler Cowen is the Holbert L. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University, General Director of the Mercatus Center, and a New York Times best-selling author. In 2011, Foreign Policy magazine named him one of its “Top 100 Global Thinkers,” and he was recently dubbed “America’s Hottest Economist,” by Bloomberg BusinessWeek and included in […]

Ernest Moniz is the current U. S. Secretary of Energy. He was unanimously confirmed to the position by the Senate in 2013. Moniz is an esteemed nuclear physicist and has served as Head of the Physics Department and Director of the Bates Linear Accelerator Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Given President Obama’s recent 2016 […]

Dr. Ha-Joon Chang is currently a professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge. Born in 1960s South Korea, Chang used his humble upbringing as motivation to understand the financial world and has become one of the most prominent political economists today. In addition to his role as a teacher, Dr. Chang is also an […]

Werner Weidenfeld is a German political scientist and served as the director of German-US relations for the German government. A sought-after commentator on current affairs, he has written extensively on the politics of the European Union and transatlantic issues. He currently heads the Center for Applied Policy Research, a Munich-based think tank.  The Brexit vote […]

 Jacob Soboroff is a political correspondent for MSNBC. He has covered elections since 2008, when he began interviewing presidential candidates for his YouTube channel, YouTube Nation. Soboroff is also an outspoken advocate for election reform and actively fights to increase voter participation through the organization Why Tuesday? You started your career by uploading videos on Youtube […]

Ben King is the cofounder and outreach director of Amish PAC, a super PAC for conservative Amish voters in swing states such as Pennsylvania and Ohio. He is a former member of the Amish church and currently serves as the CEO of an Amish barn-building business.  Donald Trump is, in many ways, the ultimate digital […]

Anthony Foxx is the current United States Secretary of Transportation. He was unanimously confirmed by the Senate in 2013. Secretary Foxx previously served as Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina from 2009 to 2013. He was first elected to Charlotte City Council in 2005, and upon his mayoral victory became Charlotte’s second African-American and youngest mayor. What […]

Photo Credit: Caitlin Sanders, NPR.Tamara Keith is a White House correspondent for NPR and is currently covering the presidential election for the station. In addition to her regular reporting, Ms. Keith also co-hosts the NPR Politics Podcast. She has been at NPR since 2009, where she has also worked as a business reporter and Congressional […]