Participants

Rachel Maddow

Rachel Maddow

Host of MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show”

Eliot Spitzer

Eliot Spitzer

Former New York State Governor and Attorney General

Gabriel Byrne

Gabriel Byrne

Actor, film director, film producer, writer, and cultural ambassador.

Julianna Margulies

Julianna Margulies

Golden Globe Winner, The Good Wife

Rha Goddess

Rha Goddess

Cultural Innovator and Social Entrepreneur

asha bandele

asha bandele

Award-winning author and journalist; Director, Advocacy Grants Program at Drug Policy Alliance

Laura Flanders

Laura Flanders

Host and Founder of “GRITtv with Laura Flanders” on Free Speech TV

Chris Bilal

Chris Bilal

Advocate for social and economic justice and campaign staff for Streetwise and Safe (SAS)

Chino Hardin

Chino Hardin

Lead know-your-rights trainer for the Institute for Juvenile Justice Reform and Alternatives (IJJRA)

gabriel sayegh

gabriel sayegh

Director of the Drug Policy Alliance’s New York policy office

Vince Warren

Vince Warren

Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights

Nermeen Shaikh

Nermeen Shaikh

Democracy Now! Producer and Co-Host

Sarah Knuckey

Adjunct Professor of Clinical Law and Director of the Project on Extrajudicial Executions and the Initiative on Human Rights Fact-Finding at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law, and co-author of NYU/Stanford report, “Living Under Drones.”

Medea Benjamin

Medea Benjamin

Activist, Journalist & Co-founder of CODEPINK

Gerard Mannix Flynn

Gerard Mannix Flynn

Playwright, Performer, and Author

Pamela Spees

Pamela Spees

Senior Staff attorney in the International Human Rights Program at the Center for Constitutional Rights

Mary Vallier-Kaplan

Mary Vallier-Kaplan

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Endowment for Health

Matt Taibbi

Matt Taibbi

American Author and Contributing Editor to Rolling Stone Magazine

Ron Suskind

Ron Suskind

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Author

Karen Finney

Moderator: Karen Finney

MSNBC Political Analyst and columnist for “The Hill”

Van Jones

Van Jones

Author and President, “Rebuild the Dream”

Heather McGhee

Heather McGhee

Demos Washington Director

Jesse LaGreca

Jesse LaGreca

Occupy Wall Street Activist

Charles Parnell

Charles Parnell

American Actor

Steven Pasquale

Steven Pasquale

American Actor

Anna Khaja

Anna Khaja

American Actress

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

American radio host, activist, Clinical Professor and Supervising Attorney at Pace University School of Law

Cornel West

Cornel West

American philosopher, author, critic, actor, civil rights activist and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America

Ricardo Sanchez

Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez

Retired United States Army General

Trudie Styler

Trudie Styler

English Actress and Producer

Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein

Social Activist and author of The Shock Doctrine

Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman

Host of Democracy Now!