Here are some speakers you may have some interest in who are talking about the current issues of the times:

Stephen Kotkin writes about power and the paradoxes of authoritarian regimes across the globe, how they are often simultaneously powerful and brittle, stable and unstable, long-lasting yet susceptible to precipitous collapse. He is the authority on the region authoring nine works of history, including the first two volumes of his planned three-volume history of Russian power and Joseph Stalin, Paradoxes of Power, 1878–1928 and Waiting for Hitler, 1929–1941, and Armageddon Averted: The Soviet Collapse, 1970-2000Read More > >

Correspondent for 60 Minutes and bestselling author JOHN DICKERSON recently published The Hardest Job In The World: The American Presidency. This book comes after moderating CBS News' two presidential debates and hosting Face the Nation during the 2016 election, where he interviewed each of the major candidates multiple times. He was Time magazine's White House correspondent during the presidency of George W. Bush and has covered six presidential campaigns. He has more than 2.22 million Twitter followers. 

Yale University historian and #1 New York Times bestselling author of On Tyranny and Our Malady TIMOTHY SNYDER was described by the New York Times as a "public intellectual unafraid to make bold connections between the past and present." A masterful presenter, Snyder is sought out by groups around the world to understand the direct line between big ideas of the past and our lives today.

Cybersecurity expert Will Hurd’s new book American Reboot offers a bold playbook for the future of politics, bipartisanship, and cyberspace. Read More > >

Ben Rhodes' After the Fall is a deeply personal, beautifully observed quest for answers to the questions: Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world, and what can we do about it?

Part memoir and part reportage, After the Fall is a hugely ambitious and essential work of discovery. In his book and in his speeches, BEN RHODES looks squarely at where America has gone wrong and makes clear how essential it is to fight for what America is supposed to be, for our own country and the entire world. Rhodes was featured on NPR discussing his book and what it means for the world today.

Andrew Young is the author of several books, including An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America, which was updated and re-released in a special edition commemorating his 90th birthday. He is available to speak virtually about the new edition and his legacy. Read More > >

Referred to as “the GOAT political researcher when it comes to understanding youth,” John Della Volpe’s new book Fight: How Gen Z is Channeling Their Fear and Passion to Save America is an impeccable investigation into the issues that matter most to young people, and how they will shape the future. Read More >