Agenda

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12:00pm — 12:15pm Welcome to The Nation Festival!
12:15pm – 1:15pm Iceland Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir
1:15pm — 2:45pm WTF Just Happened? Election 2020 featuring Katrina vanden Heuvel, Joan Walsh, John Nichols, Elie Mystal, and Jeet Heer. D.D. Guttenplan moderating.
2:45pm — 3:00pm Networking Break
3:00pm — 4:00pm Confronting the Living History of the Civil Rights Struggle: a Nation film premiere with André Robert Lee
4:15pm — 4:30pm Reading: Happy Thanksgiving! Serve Some Spaghetti Carbonara by Calvin Trillin
4:30pm — 5:15pm Secrets of a Leak Magnet with Ken Klippenstein
5:15pm — 6:00pm Networking Break
6:00pm — 6:45pm How Progressives Should Push for Change featuring Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Katrina vanden Heuvel
7:00pm Networking Lounge Open Welcome Reception (Backstage Pass ticketholders only)

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9:30am – 10:00am Mark Hertsgaard: Covering Climate Now
10:00am – 11:00am Bill McKibben: The Future of the Planet
11:00am — 12:00pm SCOTUS: Court Reform Now featuring Elie Mystal, Randall Kennedy, Nan Aron, and Rep. Jamie Raskin. John Nichols moderating.
12:00pm — 1:00pm Networking Break
12:00pm — 1:00pm Fireside Chat (Backstage Pass ticketholders only)
1:00pm — 2:00pm Robert Reich: Fixing a Rigged System
2:00pm — 3:00pm In Conversation: Ai-jen Poo and George Goehl
3:00pm — 4:00pm Small Group Breakouts
4:00pm — 5:00pm In Conversation: Alicia Garza and Elie Mystal
5:00pm — 6:00pm In Conversation: Rep. Ro Khanna and Zephyr Teachout
6:00pm — 7:00pm Sen. Bernie Sanders interviewed by John Nichols

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10:00am — 10:30am Reading: The Awkward Black Man by Walter Mosley
10:30am — 11:00am History of The Nation with D.D. Guttenplan and Richard Kreitner
11:00am — 12:00pm Small Group Breakouts
11:00am — 12:00pm Fireside Chat (Backstage Pass ticketholders only)
12:00pm — 1:15pm Beyond Standing Rock featuring Naomi Klein, Tokata Iron Eyes, and Chase Iron Eyes. Moderated by Zoë Carpenter
1:15pm — 1:30pm Networking Break
1:30pm — 2:30pm The Future of Travel with Rick Steves and Sasha Abramsky
2:30pm — 3:30pm Networking Break
3:30pm — 4:30pm Moms Demand Action: Shannon Watts interviewed by Joan Walsh
4:30pm — 5:30pm Networking Break
4:30pm — 5:30pm Fireside Chat (Backstage Pass ticketholders only)
5:30pm — 6:30pm Michael Bennett interviewed by Dave Zirin
From 6:30pm Evening Reception (BYO cocktail!)

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9:30am – 10:00am Fergie Reid: Voting Rights and the Democratic Party
10:00am — 10:30am Mónica Ramírez: Justice For Migrant Women
11:00am — 12:00pm System Check featuring Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian Warren
12:00pm — 1:00pm Small Group Breakouts
12:00pm — 1:00pm Fireside Chat (Backstage Pass ticketholders only)
1:00pm — 2:00pm Rev. William J. Barber II
2:00pm — 2:30pm Closing: Katrina vanden Heuvel

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