A Clear Path to Medicare for All

Politics & Society Abdul El-Sayed

“It’s not just the virality of the virus—it’s the virality of the behaviors that allow the virus to move,” says Abdul El-Sayed, an epidemiologist and the youngest ever public health official of a major American city. In his new book Medicare for All, he delivers a realistic roadmap to universal healthcare in the US—changes not just to systems and policies, but to our own understanding of health and community.

Harness Your Inner Voice

Psychology Ethan Kross

In his debut book Chatter, acclaimed psychological scientist and new Lavin speaker Ethan Kross shows us how we can transform our inner voice—from critic to coach. Dubbed a “masterpiece” by Angela Duckworth, the world’s leading expert on grit, Chatter hits shelves everywhere January 26th, 2021.

Life After COVID

Technology Nicholas Thompson

Nicholas Thompson is the CEO of The Atlantic and former editor-in-chief of WIRED Magazine. His bold, brilliant takes on the intersection of tech, labor and society have served as trusted manuals for navigating the unprecedented change and relentless disruption of the digital world. In new talks he applies these lessons to a blueprint of life after COVID—how privacy, work, and business will be irrevocably altered, and how individuals and organizations can poise themselves to thrive.

Social Media or Democracy—We Can’t Have Both

Technology Shoshana Zuboff

“We may have democracy or we may have surveillance society, but we cannot have both,” says Shoshana Zuboff, who predicted the chaos of our current moment in her groundbreaking bestseller The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Now, as we brace ourselves through pandemic-related waves of economic, social, and political instability, Zuboff presents the solution we must embrace—and soon.

Democracy Is in Danger—the Pandemic Could Help

Politics & Society Yascha Mounk

When it comes to the pandemic, it is undeniably clear that “our collective well-being depends on the well-being of the poorest, least privileged members of our community,” says Yascha Mounk, author, Johns Hopkins professor, and chronicler of the demise of Western democracy. In engaging and indeed hopeful talks he examines how we got here, what we can do about it, and how the pandemic might actually provide the impetus for real change.

A Clear Path to Medicare for All

Politics & Society Abdul El-Sayed

“It’s not just the virality of the virus—it’s the virality of the behaviors that allow the virus to move,” says Abdul El-Sayed, an epidemiologist and the youngest ever public health official of a major American city. In his new book Medicare for All, he delivers a realistic roadmap to universal healthcare in the US—changes not just to systems and policies, but to our own understanding of health and community.

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Leading Expert on the Conscious Mind | Author of Chatter

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Kathleen Belew

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