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Founded on the ideals of freedom and equality, liberalism is perhaps the dominant ideology of modern times. Our political liberal keynote speakers address a wide array of topics including freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, free markets, civil rights, democratic societies, secular governments, and international cooperation.


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Dean Baker

Co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

Co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research Dean Baker co-founded the Center for Economic and Policy Research in 1999 located in Washington, DC.  Baker’s expertise include topics such as housing and macroeconomics, intellectual property, Social Security, Medicare and …

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$5,000 to $10,000
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District Of Columbia, United States


Donna Brazile

Veteran Democratic Political Strategist, Adjunct Professor, Author, and Syndicated Columnist

Veteran Democratic Political Strategist, Adjunct Professor, Author, and Syndicated Columnist Veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is an adjunct professor, author, syndicated columnist, television political commentator, Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation at the Democratic National Committee, and former …

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District Of Columbia, United States


Eleanor Clift

Washington Correspondent, The Daily Beast, McLaughlin Group Panelist & Author

Washington Correspondent, The Daily Beast, McLaughlin Group Panelist & Author One of Washington’s preeminent political analysts, Eleanor Clift is Washington correspondent for The Daily Beast, formerly a contributing editor at Newsweek and author of four books. She writes about politics …

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District Of Columbia, United States


Angela Davis

Social Justice and Civil Rights Counterculture Legend

Social Justice and Civil Rights Counterculture Legend Iconic activist Angela Davis has made it her mission to share her life story and challenge her audiences to join the struggle for racial, economic, and gender justice. Radical Feminist Angela has been …

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California, United States


Tom DeFrank

Award-Winning Political Journalist, Bestselling Author, and One of the Most Respected President-Watchers since 1970

Award-Winning Political Journalist, Bestselling Author, and One of the Most Respected President-Watchers since 1970 His reporting has been praised as “riveting.” ABC News called him “excellent, well-connected  and influential,” and “legendary.”  The American Journalism Review rated him “one of the …

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$5,000 to $10,000
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Travels From
District Of Columbia, United States


E.J. Dionne, Jr.

Washington Post Columnist, NPR Commentator, and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution

Washington Post Columnist, NPR Commentator, and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution E.J. Dionne, Jr. is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, and university professor in the Foundations of Democracy and Culture …

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District Of Columbia, United States


Maria Echaveste

Former U.S. Presidential Advisor to Bill Clinton and Co-Founder of Nueva Vista Group

Former U.S. Presidential Advisor to Bill Clinton and Co-Founder of Nueva Vista Group Maria Echaveste is the President and CEO of the Opportunity Institute, where she oversees executive and administrative duties, including day- to-day activities, development, and budgets, and directs …

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$5,000 to $10,000
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Travels From
California, United States


Van Jones

Host of "Redemption Project" & "The Van Jones Show" on CNN, Environmental & Civil Rights Advocate

Host of “Redemption Project” & “The Van Jones Show” on CNN, Environmental & Civil Rights Advocate Van Jones is the CEO of REFORM Alliance, a social entrepreneur, CNN political contributor and host of Redemption Project and The Van Jones Show …

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In-Person Fee Range
$50,000 or greater
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Travels From
California, United States


Julianne Malveaux

Economist, Provocative Commentator, and Author

Economist, Provocative Commentator, and Author Dr. Julianne Malveaux has long been recognized for her progressive and insightful observations. She is a labor economist, noted author and colorful commentator. Described by Cornel West as “the most iconoclastic public intellectuals in the …

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$10,001 to $20,000
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Travels From
District Of Columbia, United States


Kiki McLean

Political Strategist

Top Democratic Strategist A true D.C. insider, Kiki McLean oversees PorterNovelli’s public affairs teams, and has a long career inside and outside the Beltway. Throughout her career, Kiki has consistently displayed razor-sharp communications insights and a deep understanding of Washington …

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$5,000 to $10,000
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Travels From
District Of Columbia, United States


George Mitchell

U.S. Senator, Global Diplomat, and Peace Negotiator

U.S. Senator, Global Diplomat, and Peace Negotiator George J. Mitchell served as U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace from January 2009 to May 2011. Prior to that he had a distinguished career in public service. He was appointed to …

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$50,000 or greater
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Travels From
District Of Columbia, United States


Betsy Myers

Women’s Business and Leadership Expert,
Author, and Former Senior Political Advisor

Business and Leadership Expert, Author, and Former Senior Political Advisor Betsy Myers is the founding director of the Center for Women and Business at Bentley University. Betsy also speaks and leads corporate workshops around the world on the changing nature …

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In-Person Fee Range
$10,001 to $20,000
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Travels From
Massachusetts, United States


Pat Schroeder

Former Congresswoman, leader on educational issues and a champion of free speech.

Former Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder is president and chief executive officer of the Association of American Publishers (AAP), the national trade organization of the U.S. book publishing industry. She left Congress undefeated in 1996 after serving in the House of Representatives …

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$10,001 to $20,000
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Travels From
District Of Columbia, United States


Tavis Smiley

Popular Talk Show Host, Author, Political Commentator and Philanthropist

Popular Talk Show Host, Author, Political Commentator and Philanthropist From his celebrated conversations with world figures, to his work to inspire the next generation of leaders, as a broadcaster, author, advocate, and philanthropist, Tavis Smiley continues to be an outstanding …

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In-Person Fee Range
$20,001 to $50,000
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Travels From
California, United States


Baratunde Thurston

Comedian, Author, Entrepreneur, CEO & Co-Founder, Cultivated Wit, Former Politics and Digital Editor The Onion

Comedian, Author, Entrepreneur, and CEO &  Co-Founder, Cultivated Wit Baratunde Thurston is an Emmy-nominated writer, activist, and comedian who has worked for The Onion, produced for The Daily Show, advised the Obama White House, and cleaned bathrooms to pay for his …

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$20,001 to $50,000
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Travels From
New York, United States


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