Thom HartmannThom Hartmann is a three-time Project Censored Award-Winning New York Times bestselling author and former psychotherapist. He studies the history and analysis of the US Constitution, electronic voting fraud and environmental issues such as global warming, and ADD and ADHD.
Nomiki (Nomi) Konst is a political activist and analyst who regularly appears on CNN and Fox News, as well as other media commenting on national politics and elections. She is a political contributor to CBS News and The Hill and the founder of investigative media startup, The Accountability Project. In 2012 at 28-years-old, Konst vied to be the youngest woman ever to serve in Congress, seeking the seat in her hometown of Tucson, AZ that was vacated by Rep. Gabby Giffords. Konst was a national surrogate for Bernie Sanders 2016 and Draft Biden, as well as a 2016 DNC Platform Committee member, a National Co-Chair for Barack Obama's Gen44 re-election effort, and an at-large member of the DNC Council. Aside from electoral politics, Konst has worked on issue advocacy around gun reform, women’s issues, anti-fracking, the impending water crisis, environmental reform, and human trafficking. She also worked in democracy assistance in Libya, following the revolution that ousted Col. Gaddafi.
Stephanie MillerBuffalo-native Miller wanted to be Carol Burnett as a child, but landed a stint on "Hot 97" in her hometown and now her fresh voice and political satire have led her to appear on Good Morning America, The Today Show, the Tonight Show, Larry King Live, The O'Reilly Factor, and many others.
Ari Rabin-Havt is host of The Agenda, a national morning radio program on SiriusXM Progress 127. He is also formally Executive Vice President of Media Matters for America and was on the faculty of the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management. He is the author of the forthcoming book, “Lies Incorporated: The World of Post Truth Politics” which will be published in March 2016 and has served as an adviser to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Al Gore and John Kerry's presidential campaign.
Michelangelo SignorileMichelangelo Signorile is Editor-at-large of Huffington Post Gay Voices. He is an author, journalist and commentator, and the host of "The Michelangelo Signorile Show." Signorile has been profiled by CBS' "60 Minutes," and has appeared on "Today," "Good Morning America" and other shows. He has also appeared in many film and television documentaries, including Academy Award-nominated director Kirby Dick's 2009 documentary, "Outrage" which profiled his work.
Mark Thompson was honored at the 104th Annual NAACP Convention in July 2013 “for 25 years of crusading journalism and outstanding leadership in furthering the work of civil and human rights.” He has organized and emceed most of the national civil and human rights events and demonstrations over the past two decades, and brought exclusive political coverage to his audience from an activist point of view. As an anti-apartheid activist, he received the name, "Matsimela Mapfumo," when he broadcast from South Africa's first democratic elections in 1994. The newsmakers, politicos, celebrities and athletes of the hour alike are most likely to be found on MIP.