Alfred McCoy

Alfred McCoy

Alfred McCoy is a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia and Closer Than Brothers.

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A Question of Torture |
Anand Gopal

Anand Gopal

Anand Gopal is a freelance journalist covering Afghanistan, Egypt, Syria, and other international hot spots. He has served as an Afghanistan correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and The Christian Science Monitor, and has reported for Harper’s, The Nation, The New Republic, and Foreign Policy, among other publications. Gopal is a fellow at the New America Foundation.

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No Good Men Among the Living |
Andrew Bacevich

Andrew Bacevich

Andrew Bacevich, a professor of history and international relations at Boston University, retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of colonel. He is the author of The New American Militarism, among other books. His writing has appeared in Foreign Affairs, The Atlantic Monthly, The Nation, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. He is the recipient of a Lannan award and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Anthony Arnove

Anthony Arnove

Anthony Arnove produced the Academy Award-nominated documentary Dirty Wars and wrote, directed, and produced The People Speak with Howard Zinn. He is the editor of several books, including Voices of a People’s History of the United States, which Arnove co-edited with Zinn, The Essential Chomsky, Howard Zinn Speaks, and Iraq Under Siege, and is the author of Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal. He also wrote the introduction for the forthcoming thirty-fifth anniversary edition of Zinn’s classic book A People’s History of the United States. Arnove is on the editorial boards of Haymarket Books and the International Socialist Review.

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Iraq |
Bill Kauffman

Bill Kauffman

Bill Kauffman is the author of six books, most recently Look Homeward America (named one of the best books of 2006 by the American Library Association) and America First. (Dispatches from the Muckdog Gazette, 2004, is available from Picador in paperback.) Kauffman has written for The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and The American Conservative, among other publications. He lives in upstate New York with his family.

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Ain't My America |
Chalmers Johnson

Chalmers Johnson

Chalmers Johnson, was the president of the Japan Policy Research Institute, and the author of the bestselling books Blowback, The Sorrows of Empire, and Nemesis, which make up his Blowback Trilogy. He wrote for the Los Angeles Times, the London Review of Books, Harper’s Magazine, The Nation, and TomDispatch.com.

David Vine

David Vine

David Vine is the author of Island of Shame: The Secret History of the U.S. Military Base on Diego Garcia and an associate professor of anthropology at American University in Washington, D.C. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Mother Jones, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, among other publications. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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Base Nation |
El Fisgon

El Fisgon

El Fisgon is Mexico’s leading political cartoonist, author of seven cartoon books, co-founder of two satirical magazines, and illustrator of children’s books. A winner of Mexico’s National Journalism Prize, he lives in Mexico City.

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How to Succeed at Globalization |
Greg Grandin

Greg Grandin

Greg Grandin is the author of The Empire of Necessity; Fordlandia, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award; as well as Empire’s Workshop and The Blood of Guatemala. A professor of history at New York University and a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the New York Public Library, Grandin has served on the UN Truth Commission investigating the Guatemalan Civil War and has written for the Los Angeles Times, The Nation, & The New York Times.

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Empire's Workshop |
Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn, author of numerous acclaimed histories, taught history and political science at Spelman College and Boston University, and received the Lannan Literary Award, among many others. A People’s History of the United States was a finalist for the 1981 National Book Award. Born in 1922, Zinn died in 2010.

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A People's History of American Empire |
James Carroll

James Carroll

James Carroll is the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning memoir An American Requiem; Constantine’s Sword, a history of Christian anti-Semitism; and ten novels. He lectures widely on war and peace and on Jewish-Christian-Muslim reconciliation. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Crusade |
James Peck

James Peck

James Peck is the author of Washington’s China. Founder of the Culture and Civilization of China project at Yale University Press and the China International Publishing Group in Beijing, he has written for The New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle, among other publications. He lives in New York City.

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Ideal Illusions |
Jeremy Brecher

Jeremy Brecher

Historian Jeremy Brecher has written and edited more than a dozen books, including Strike!, and contributed to the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, and The Nation. For his documentary film work, he has received five regional Emmy Awards.

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In the Name of Democracy |
Jonathan Schell

Jonathan Schell

Jonathan Schell, author of The Unconquerable World and The Fate of the Earth among many other titles, was the Nation Institute’s Harold Willens Peace Fellow. His “Letter from Ground Zero” column appeared in The Nation regularly. He also wrote for Harper’s, The Atlantic Monthly, Foreign Affairs, and Tomdispatch.com. He was a distinguished visiting fellow at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization.

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The Seventh Decade |
Michael Klare

Michael Klare

Michael Klare is the Five College Professor of Program in Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College in Amherst. Defense correspondent for The Nation and a contributing editor for Current History, he is the author of Resource Wars, Rogue States and Nuclear Outlaws, and Low Intensity Warfare. He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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Blood and Oil |
Nick Turse

Nick Turse

Nick Turse is the author of The Complex, the managing editor for TomDispatch.com, and a fellow at the Nation Institute. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Nation, among other publications. Turse’s investigations of American war crimes in Vietnam have gained him a Ridenhour Prize for Reportorial Distinction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a fellowship at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. He lives near New York City.

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The Complex | Kill Anything That Moves |
Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is the author of numerous bestselling political works, including Hegemony or Survival and Failed States. A professor of linguistics and philosophy at MIT, he is widely credited with having revolutionized modern linguistics. He lives outside Boston, Massachusetts.

Peter Irons

Peter Irons

A professor of political science at the University of California-San Diego, Peter Irons is the author of numerous books, including A People’s History of the Supreme Court, and the editor and narrator of May It Please the Court. His writings have earned him an unprecedented five Silver Gavel awards from the American Bar Association. He lives in Greenville, California.

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War Powers |
Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren has served with the Foreign Service for over 23 years. He received a Meritorious Honor Award for assistance to Americans following the Hanshin earthquake in Kobe, a Superior Honor Award for helping an American rape victim in Japan, and another award for work in the tsunami relief efforts in Thailand. Previous assignments include Taiwan, Japan, Korea, the UK and Hong Kong. He volunteered for Iraq service and was assigned to ePRT duty 2009-10. His tour extended past the withdrawal of the last combat troops.

Van Buren worked extensively with the military while overseeing evacuation planning in Japan and Korea. This experience included multiple field exercises, plus civil-military work in Seoul, Tokyo, Hawaii, and Sydney with allies from the UK, Australia, and elsewhere. The Marine Corps selected Van Buren to travel to Camp Lejeune in 2006 to participate in a field exercise that included simulated Iraqi conditions. Van Buren spent a year on the Hill in the Department of State’s Congressional Liaison Office.

Van Buren speaks Japanese, Chinese Mandarin, and some Korean. Born in New York City, he lives in Virginia with his spouse, two daughters, and a docile Rottweiler.

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We Meant Well |
Robert Dreyfuss

Robert Dreyfuss

Robert Dreyfuss, who covers national security for Rolling Stone, has written extensively on Iraq and the war on terrorism for The Nation, The American Prospect, and Mother Jones. A frequent contributor to NPR, MSNBC, CNBC, and many other broadcast outlets, he lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Devil's Game |
Walden Bello

Walden Bello

Walden Bello, a professor of sociology and public administration at the University of the Philippines, is the author of numerous books on globalization. Also an award-winning peace and human rights activist, he lives in Quezon City.

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Dilemmas of Domination |