The Challengers is a series of dynamic speeches and interviews by uncommon people whose voices are challenging perspectives and offering unique insights into global issues. The series is a result of a partnership with San Francisco-based The Commonwealth Club of California.

Upcoming guests include author Amy Chua, Harvard lecturer Yascha Mounk, Berkeley professor Robert Reich and political commentator Sally Kohn.

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Robert Reich - Fighting for the Common Good

Robert Reich is one of the most beloved and influential voices in progressive politics today. In his new book, "The Common Good," the former Secretary of Labor, and professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley contends that America has trapped itself in a vicious cycle of whatever it takes that has left us more divided than ever.

 

The Opposite Of Hate: Repairing Our Humanity With Sally Kohn

Whether on social media or television screens, there's increasing divisiveness, hate, vitriol, and more as people discuss their perspectives in public forums. As a progressive commentator on Fox News and CNN, Sally Kohn has earned a reputation as someone who can build bridges across party lines - but even she has her limits. Through conversations across America, the Middle East and Rwanda with scientists, white supremacists and even some of her own Twitter trolls, Kohn will help us understand how hate develops and what we can do to stop it from growing and consuming us.