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Spotlight Speakers: Charlie Sykes and Rick Wilson

April 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

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On Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00pm ET, join BigTentUSA as we welcome Charlie Sykes and Rick Wilson to discuss the current dangers of fascism in our country and how we can fight back.


Charlie Sykes

Charlie Sykes is  a founder and editor-at-large of The Bulwark, host of The Bulwark Podcast, and an NBC/ MSNBC contributor.

He is also author of nine books, including A Nation of Victims, Dumbing Down Our Kids, Profscam, The Hollow Men, The End of Privacy, 50 Rules Kids Won’t Learn in School,  A Nation of Moochers, and Fail U. The False Promise of Higher Education. He was co-editor of the National Review College Guide.

His most recent book, How the Right Lost Its Mind, published by St. Martin’s Press, was released in October 2017. An updated paperback edition was released in October, 2018.

Sykes has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic,  The Weekly Standard, The Washington Post, Commentary, The Wall Street Journal, Politico, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Time.com, USA Today, National Review, The New York Review of Books, the New York Daily News and other national publications. He has appeared on Meet the Press, This Week with George Stephanopoulos, State of the Union with Jake Tapper, the Today Show, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, PBS, the BBC, and has been profiled on NPR. He has also spoken extensively on university campuses.

Rick Wilson

Rick Wilson was a longtime Republican political strategist, award-winning ad-maker, and political commentator. In 2015, Rick emerged as one of the earliest and most vocal critics of Donald Trump, helping found the Never Trump movement.

Published in The Washington PostThe New York Times, The Daily Beast, PoliticoThe HillThe London Spectator, Rolling Stone, The New York Daily News, USA TodayThe Bulwark and beyond, he’s frequently called on for sharp-edged and witty political insight on the national news networks, CNN, and MSNBC. He’s a frequent guest on Real Time with Bill Maher.

A 30-year veteran of politics, Rick got his start in the 1988 Presidential campaign of George Herbert Walker Bush, and since has produced groundbreaking advertising and provided winning strategic counsel to political candidates, SuperPACS, state parties, the national campaign committees, and corporate, association, and government clients across the nation and around the world. He is a co-founder of the Lincoln Project.




April 26, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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