Chris Hayes


Why I'm Involved

At a certain point the more reporting and reading I did it just became clearer to me that 100 years from now, people are going to look back and all they are going to care about–I mean literally, almost all they are going to care about is what we did about the climate.

Chris Hayes

About Chris Hayes

Chris Hayes hosts “All In with Chris Hayes” at 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday on MSNBC. Hayes is also Editor-at-Large of The Nation. Previously, Hayes hosted the weekend program “Up with Chris Hayes,” which premiered in 2011.

Prior to joining MSNBC as an anchor, Chris had previously served as a frequent substitute host for “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.” Chris became a MSNBC contributor in 2010 and has been with The Nation since 2007.

He is a former Fellow at Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics. From 2008-2010, he was a Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the New America Foundation. From 2005 to 2006, Chris was a Schumann Center Writing Fellow at In These Times.

Since 2002, Hayes has written on a wide variety of political and social issues, from union organizing and economic democracy, to the intersection of politics and technology.

His essays, articles and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Time, The Nation, The American Prospect, The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, The Guardian, and The Chicago Reader.

His first book, “Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy,” which is about the crisis of authority in American life, was published in June 2012. Chris grew up in the Bronx and graduated from Brown University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.

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