Remy Munasifi – Comedian and YouTube Star

Remy is a comedian and YouTube star. His father emigrated from Iraq and his mother from Lebanon and some of his humor is Arab-centric. 

China Under Xi Jinping – MIT Prof. Yasheng Huang

Yasheng is the author of The Rise and Fall of the East, How Exams, Autocracy, Stability and Technology brought China Success, and Why They Might Lead to Its Decline. He is a professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. 

Yascha Mounk – Author of The Identity Trap

Yashca is a professor at Johns Hopkins and founder of the digital magazine Persuasion. 

Bill Gifford – Co-Author (with Dr. Peter Attia) of Outlive on How to Live a Long, Healthy Life

Bill is the author of several books. His most recent is a joint-effort with renowned doctor Peter Attia on how to increase your odds of not getting heart disease, dementia, diabetes or cancer or, in short, how to live well. 

Spencer Glendon – Climate Change Expert, Founder Probable Futures

Spencer founded Probable Futures to help us all become climate change literate. Before that he was Director of Investment Research at Wellington Management. He holds a PhD from Harvard. 

Leonid – On Ukraine’s Front Line

Leonid is a drone operator on Ukraine’s front lines. This conversation is a bit “salty” so if that’s jarring, don’t listen. 

Francisco Toro – Hipster Dictators and the Risk To Democracy

Francisco was born in Venezuela and later watched that country’s Democracy implode. He is now a journalist, a contributing editor to Persuasion and an expert on both Latin America and populism. 

Senator Chris Murphy–Administering Amid Rapid Change

Chris Murphy is a Democratic US Senator representing Connecticut. 

J Mintzmyer – Shipping, Supply Chains and Modern Adisory

J is an expert in global shipping stocks, which means he understands exactly what went wrong with the supply chain during the pandemic. He is also a person who, in addition to serving in the military, has developed a successful business in financial advice, independent of any financial  institution, a fascinating case study. 

Andrew Weiss – Russia Expert, Author of Accidental Czar

Andrew is a senior member of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a Russia expert and author of Accidental Czar, the Life and Lies of Vladimir Putin. He served at the National Security Council, State Department and Pentagon.