Richard Pithouse

Richard Pithouse is an academic and journalist living in Johannesburg. His work has appeared in the Mail & Guardian, CounterPunch, and Foreign Policy.

S’bu Zikode

S’bu Zikode is a founder of the Abahlali baseMjondolo movement.

Daniel Dennett

Daniel Dennett (1942–2024) was an American philosopher. A former advisory editor at Boston Review, he published many books, including Consciousness Explained and Darwin’s Dangerous Idea.

Catherine Tan

Catherine Tan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Vassar College. She is the author of Spaces on the Spectrum: How Autism Movements Resist Experts and Create Knowledge.

Robert Chapman

Robert Chapman is a neurodivergent professor who serves as Assistant Professor in Critical Neurodiversity Studies at Durham University. Their most recent book is Empire of Normality: Neurodiversity and Capitalism.

Hannah Proctor

Hannah Proctor is a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde and the author of Burnout: The Emotional Experience of Political Defeat.

Paula Chakravartty

Paula Chakravartty is the James Weldon Johnson Associate Professor of Media Studies in Gallatin and the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU.

Michelle Buckley

Michelle Buckley is Associate Professor in the Department of Human Geography at the University of Toronto.

Spring Ulmer

Spring Ulmer is a poet and the author of Bestiality of the Involved, The Age of Virtual Reproduction, and Benjamin’s Spectacles. She teaches at Middlebury College.

Eli Zeger

Eli Zeger is a writer living in Ridgewood, New York. His writing has also appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, Noema, and the Baffler.

Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje is the author of seven novels, a memoir, a nonfiction book on film, and several books of poetry. His novel The English Patient won the Booker Prize in 1992. Born in Sri Lanka, he now lives in Toronto.

James Fujinami Moore

James Fujinami Moore is a writer in Los Angeles. His debut poetry collection is Indecent Hours. His work has also appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, Guesthouse, Jet Fuel Review, the Margins, and Prelude.

Jennifer L. Levi

Jennifer Levi is Senior Director of Transgender and Queer Rights at GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and Professor of Law at Western New England University.

Vidyan Ravinthiran

The child of Sri Lankan Tamils, Vidyan Ravinthiran teaches at Harvard University. His books include Spontaneity and Form in Modern Prose, the poetry collection The Million-Petalled Flower of Being Here, and the forthcoming Asian/Other, a fusion of memoir and poetry analysis.

David Cortright

David Cortright is a Vietnam-era veteran, peace activist, and professor emeritus at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. His many books include Soldiers in Revolt: GI Resistance During the Vietnam War.

Fady Joudah

Fady Joudah is a poet, physician, and translator. His latest book is […].

Jared Abbott

Jared Abbott is the director of the Center for Working-Class Politics and a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research at Tulane University. 

Thomas K. Ogorzalek

Thomas K. Ogorzalek is co-founder of the 2040 Strategy Group, co-director of the Chicago Democracy Project, and author of The Cities on the Hill: How Urban Institutions Transformed National Politics.

Sean Patrick Mulroy

Sean Patrick Mulroy is an award-winning artist and educator. His first full-length collection of poetry, Hated for the Gods, was published by Button Poetry in 2023. 

Kate Yoon

Kate Yoon has a DPhil in Politics from Oxford and is in her final year at Yale Law School. She is an editor at the Law and Political Economy Blog.

Tim Sahay

Tim Sahay edits the Polycrisis newsletter at Phenomenal World with Kate Mackenzie. He was formerly Senior Policy Manager at the Green New Deal Network.

Paul Pierson

Paul Pierson is John Gross Endowed Chair and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He has coauthored four books with Jacob S. Hacker, including Winner-Take-All Politics.

Lily Geismer

Lily Geismer is Professor of History at Claremont McKenna College. Her latest book is Left Behind: The Democrats’ Failed Attempt to Solve Inequality.