The TIME 100

To help select the world's most influential people, four previous honorees offer their nominations when asked, Who should be on this year's list?

Leonardo DiCaprio
A committed environmentalist, the actor and producer was most recently in Revolutionary Road
By fusing economic opportunity and social justice with climate change, Van Jones is working to build pathways out of poverty through the creation of green jobs. He is the perfect person to help redefine our country's perception of what it means to be green.

Bill James
The baseball historian and statistician has enlightened fans about sabermetrics
My nominee is Jim Lehrer. Not only has he been anchor for many years of a news program that actually cultivates respect from its viewers but Lehrer is also...

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