Captain Paul Watson is the founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and star of Animal Planet’s “Whale Wars.” He has been at the helm of some 300 ocean-going expeditions with the goal of protecting whales, seals and other animals from hunters and poachers. This week, his organization claimed a huge victory when the International Court of Justice at The Hague ruled against Japan’s whaling activities.
Alex Wagner is the host of “Now with Alex Wagner”, weekdays at noon on MSNBC. Her political analysis can frequently be seen on The Last Word, Hardball, and elsewhere.
Carrie Sheffield is an online columnist for Forbes.com, analyzing political economy, foreign affairs and culture. She is a New York Leader at the Foreign Policy Initiative, serves on the communications committee for 100 Women in Hedge Funds and appears regularly on MSNBC.
Representative Tom Davis served Virginia’s 11th district in the House of Representative for six terms. He is now Director of Federal Government Relations at Deloitte Consulting and President and CEO of theRepublican Main Street Partnership.
Nas joins the panel mid-show to celebrate two decades in the hip-hop/rap industry this year. His re-mastered album, Illmatic XX, drops April 15th. In addition to opening 12AM RUN, a sneaker store in Las Vegas, Nas is developing a semi-autobiographical TV show, Street Dreams.