Experts Discussing Progress and Pushing Boundaries

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Experts Discussing Progress and Pushing Boundaries

Steven Choi, Ali Noorani, Robert Johnson, Isabel Sawhill, Joseph Williams, Robert Wuthnow, Therese Caruso, Arie Kruglanski, Thomas Edsall, and Richard Kahlenberg are examples of experts with a point-of-view on the theme of progress and pushing boundaries in America.

Steven Choi

Ali Noorani

Robert Johnson

  • On June 1, 2020, CNBC reported that Robert Johnson called for the United States government to provide “$14 trillion of reparations for slavery to help reduce racial inequality.” On June 23, 2020, the media outlet reported that Johnson sent a letter to leaders and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement to establish a formal independent political party.
  • Johnson is currently the founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies. He also serves as a board member at RLJ Lodging Trust, KB Home, Elevate Credit, and other organizations. In 2001, Johnson sold Black Entertainment Television to Viacom for around $3 billion.
  • Johnson’s direct email address and telephone number are not publicly available. According to Hunter email verifier, his email address is johnson@rljcompanies.com. The general contact number for The RLJ Companies is 301-280-7700.

Isabel Sawhill

Joseph Williams

Robert Wuthnow

  • In 2018, Robert Wuthnow published a book called “The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Rural America.” The book explored the issues that are “fueling the outrage of rural Americans” toward the federal government.
  • Wuthnow is currently the Gerhard R. Andlinger `52 Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. He has published several research studies on the “sociology of religion, culture, and civil society.” Wuthnow’s current research examines “cases in which ‘othering’ involves distinctions based on location, perceptions of mental acuity, ethnicity, religion, and wealth.”
  • Wuthnow’s email address is wuthnow@princeton.edu. His telephone number is 609-258-4742.

Therese Caruso

Arie Kruglanski

  • On March 20, 2020, Arie Kruglanski published an article titled “3 Ways the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Changing Who We Are.” The article talked about how the COVID-19 pandemic changed what Americans value with regard to cooperation, consideration, and caring.
  • Kruglanski is currently a Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland. He is also a co-pi and co-director of the National Center for the Study of Terrorism and the Response to Terrorism. Kruglanski has served as “editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition, editor of the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and associate editor of the American Psychologist.”
  • Kruglanski’s email address is arie@umd.edu. His telephone number is 301-405-5918.

Thomas Edsall

Richard Kahlenberg

  • On February 26, 2020, Richard Kahlenberg co-published a report titled “How Progressives Can Recapture Seven Deeply Held American Values.” The report explored how the “seven themes of Robert Kennedy’s campaign” could resonate today.
  • Kahlenberg is currently the director of K–12 equity and senior fellow at The Century Foundation. He also serves on the advisory board of the Pell Institute and the Albert Shanker Institute. Kahlenberg has authored or edited seventeen books that focused on “education, civil rights, and equal opportunity.”
  • Kahlenberg’s email address is kahlenberg@tcf.org. His telephone number is 202-683-4883.
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