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Ishaan Tharoor

Ishaan Tharoor is a columnist on the foreign desk at The Washington Post, where he authors the Today's Worldview newsletter and column. He previously was a senior editor and correspondent at Time magazine, based first in Hong Kong and later in New York. Tharoor teaches an undergraduate seminar at Georgetown University on digital affairs and the global age.

Ryan Inzana

Ryan Inzana is an illustrator and comic artist whose work has appeared in numerous magazines, ad campaigns, books, and various other media all over the world. His comics have been inducted into the Library of Congress' permanent collection of art and have earned an Eisner nomination as well as an Asian American/Pacific Islander Honor Award for YA Literature. Ryan's graphic novel Ichiro has just been released in a new edition from Etch/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. You can see more of his work at or on Instagram @ryan_inzana