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Schedule

· Stage
Welcome to The Nation Festival!
Katrina vanden Heuvel
· Stage
Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir
Katrín Jakobsdóttir
· Stage
WTF Just Happened? Election 2020 Panel
D.D. Guttenplan John Nichols Joan Walsh Elie Mystal Jeet Heer Katrina vanden Heuvel
· Networking Lounge
Networking Break
· Sessions
Nation Help Desk Open
· Stage
Confronting the Living History of the Civil Rights Struggle, a Nation film premiere with André Robert Lee
André Robert Lee
· Stage
Reading: Happy Thanksgiving! Serve Some Spaghetti Carbonara by Calvin Trillin
Calvin Trillin
· Stage
Secrets of a Leak Magnet
Ken Klippenstein
· Sessions
Nation Help Desk Open
· Stage
Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Katrina vanden Heuvel: How Progressives Should Push for Change
Katrina vanden Heuvel
· Sessions
Welcome Reception (Backstage Pass ticketholders only)
Elie Mystal Katrina vanden Heuvel Dave Zirin Joan Walsh Sasha Abramsky
· Sessions
Networking Rooms Open
· Stage
Mark Hertsgaard: Covering Climate Now
Mark Hertsgaard
· Stage
Bill McKibben: The Future of the Planet
Bill  McKibben
· Stage
SCOTUS: Court Reform Now
Featuring Elie Mystal, Randall Kennedy, Nan Aron, and Rep. Jamie Raskin. John Nichols moderating
John Nichols Rep. Jamie Raskin Nan Aron Professor Randall Kennedy Elie Mystal
· Sessions
Fireside Chat (Backstage Pass ticketholders only)
Nan Aron
· Sessions
Nation Help Desk Open
· Networking Lounge
Networking Break
· Stage
Robert Reich: Fixing a Rigged System
Robert Reich
· Stage
In Conversation: Ai-jen Poo & George Goehl
George Goehl Ai-jen Poo
· Sessions
Small Group Breakouts
· Stage
In Conversation: Alicia Garza and Elie Mystal
Alicia Garza Elie Mystal
· Stage
In Conversation: Rep. Ro Khanna and Zephyr Teachout
Rep. Ro Khanna Zephyr Teachout
· Stage
Sen. Bernie Sanders interviewed by John Nichols
John Nichols Bernie Sanders
· Stage
Reading: The Awkward Black Man by Walter Mosley
Walter Mosley
· Stage
History of The Nation with D.D. Guttenplan and Richard Kreitner
D.D. Guttenplan Richard Kreitner
· Sessions
Nation Help Desk Open
· Sessions
Small Group Breakouts
· Sessions
Fireside Chat (Backstage Pass ticketholders only)
· Stage
Beyond Standing Rock
Featuring Naomi Klein, Tokata Iron Eyes, and Chase Iron Eyes. Moderated by Zoë Carpenter
Tokata Iron Eyes Naomi Klein Zoe Carpenter Chase Iron Eyes
· Networking Lounge
Networking Break
· Sessions
Nation Help Desk Open
· Stage
The Future of Travel: Rick Steves and Sasha Abramsky
Sasha Abramsky Rick Steves
· Sessions
Networking Break
· Sessions
Nation Help Desk Open
· Stage
Shannon Watts interviewed by Joan Walsh
Joan Walsh Shannon Watts
· Sessions
Nation Help Desk Open
· Sessions
Networking Break
· Sessions
Fireside Chat (Backstage Pass ticketholders only)
· Stage
Michael Bennett interviewed by Dave Zirin
Michael Bennett Dave Zirin
· Sessions
Evening Reception (BYO Cocktail!)
· Stage
Fergie Reid: Voting Rights and the Democratic Party
Fergie Reid
· Stage
Mónica Ramírez: Justice For Migrant Women
Monica Ramirez
· Sessions
Nation Help Desk Open
· Sessions
Small Group Breakouts
Join fellow attendees in a breakout group to discuss the day's events.
· Stage
Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian Warren
Melissa Harris-Perry Dorian Warren
· Sessions
Fireside Chat (Backstage Pass ticketholders only)
· Sessions
Small Group Breakouts
· Sessions
Nation Help Desk Open
· Stage
Rev. William J. Barber II
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
· Stage
Closing: Katrina vanden Heuvel
Katrina vanden Heuvel
· Sessions
Reflecting on The Nation Festival
· Networking Lounge
Networking Lounge

Speakers

Rep. Jamie Raskin

U.S. Rep., MD 8th District

Tokata Iron Eyes

Standing Rock Activist and Youth Leader, Lakota Sioux

George Goehl

Executive Director, People's Action

Sarah Burke

Associate Publisher, The Nation

Erin O'Mara

President, The Nation

Ken Klippenstein

DC Correspondent, The Nation

Rep. Pramila Jayapal

US Rep., WA 7th District

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

Co-Chair, Poor People's Campaign

Walter Mosley

Author

John Nichols

National Affairs Correspondent, The Nation

Naomi Klein

Author and Senior Correspondent, The Intercept

Katrín Jakobsdóttir

Prime Minister, Iceland

Bernie Sanders

U.S. Senator, Vermont

Michael Bennett

Retired NFL All-Star and Author

Richard Kreitner

Contributing Writer, The Nation

D.D. Guttenplan

Editor, The Nation

Sasha Abramsky

Writer and Author

Shannon Watts

Founder, Moms Demand Action

Dorian Warren

President, Community Change

Joan Walsh

National Affairs Correspondent, The Nation

Calvin Trillin

Author and Deadline Poet, The Nation

Zephyr Teachout

Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University

Rick Steves

Travel Writer

Monica Ramirez

Director of Gender Equity and Advocacy, National Hispanic Leadership Agenda

Ai-jen Poo

Co-founder and Executive Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance

Bill McKibben

Founder and Senior Adviser Emeritus, 350.org

Rep. Ro Khanna

US Rep., CA 17th District

Professor Randall Kennedy

Michael R. Klein Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Chase Iron Eyes

Lead Local Counsel, Lakota People's Law Project

Melissa Harris-Perry

Founder and President, Anna Julia Cooper Center

Jeet Heer

National Affairs Correspondent, The Nation

Alicia Garza

#BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder

Nan Aron

Founder and President, Alliance for Justice

Fergie Reid

Co-founder, 90 for 90

Robert Reich

Former Secretary of Labor, Clinton Administration

Bill McKibben

Founder and Senior Advisor Emeritus, 350.org

Mark Hertsgaard

Executive Director, Covering Climate Now

Zoe Carpenter

Contributing Writer, The Nation

Dave Zirin

Sports Editor, The Nation

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Editorial Director and Publisher, The Nation

André Robert Lee

Teacher, Producer, and Documentary Filmmaker

Elie Mystal

Justice Correspondent, The Nation

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