Sally  Kohn

Sally Kohn


Sally Kohn is one of the leading progressive voices in America today. She is a writer, activist, CNN political commentator and the host of the “State of Resistance” podcast. Before that, she was a Fox News contributor — and before that worked for over 15 years as a community organizer. Sally’s writing has appeared in the Washington Post, New York Times, New York Magazine, More Magazine, Elle.com, RollingStone.com, USA Today, Time, Afar Magazine and many other outlets. Her first two TED talks, which addressed the topics of practicing kindness online and finding compassion even for your fiercest political enemies, have garnered over 3 million views. Her next TED talk, based on her new book The Opposite of Hate, will debut March 16, 2018. Sally is also a popular keynote speaker and frequently leads media and speaking skills workshops for grassroots activists and corporate leaders.