Moderator: Jamil Smith, Senior Editor, The New Republic
Bob Simon is the Principal Advisor to the Director for Energy, Transportation, and Resources in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Jamil Smith is a Senior Editor at The New Republic, where he edits and writes features and commentary for the print magazine and its website. His writing primarily focuses on racial and gender issues, law enforcement, and sports. Jamil is also host of Intersection, a new podcast about how race, gender, and all the ways we identify come together. He joined TNR in January after more than four years of television and digital media production for msnbc’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “Melissa Harris-Perry.”