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Michael Winship - 57 posts

MICHAEL WINSHIP is senior writer of the weekly public affairs program Bill Moyers Journal, which airs Friday night on PBS.

Bill Blunden - 56 posts

Bill Blunden is a journalist whose current areas of inquiry include information security, anti-forensics, and institutional analysis. He is the author of several books, including “The Rootkit Arsenal” andBehold a Pale Farce: Cyberwar, Threat Inflation, and the Malware-Industrial Complex.” Bill is the lead investigator at Below Gotham Labs and a member of the California State University Employees Union, Chapter 305.

Paul Krassner - 56 posts

Paul Krassner is the editor of The Realist

Brian Foley - 56 posts

Brian J. Foley is a lawyer and the author of A New Financial You in 28 Days! A 37-Day Plan (Gegensatz Press). Contact him at

Richard Moser - 56 posts

Richard Moser writes at where this article first appeared.

John V. Walsh - 55 posts

John V. Walsh can be reached at He is a founding member of “ComeHomeAmerica.US".

Andrew Cockburn - 55 posts

Andrew Cockburn is the Washington editor of Harper’s Magazine.  An Irishman, he has covered national security topics in this country for many years.  In addition to publishing numerous books, he co-produced the 1997 feature film The Peacemaker and the 2009 documentary on the financial crisis American Casino.  His latest book is Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins (Henry Holt).

Steven Higgs - 55 posts

Steven Higgs is an environmental journalist and photographer living in Bloomington, Ind. He owns and operates Natural Bloomington: Ecotours and More. His new book A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana is scheduled for release by Indiana University Press on April 20, 2016.

José Pertierra - 55 posts

José Pertierra is an attorney in Washington, DC.

Thomas H. Naylor - 55 posts

Chris Gilbert - 54 posts

Chris Gilbert is professor of political science in the Universidad Bolivariana de Venezuela.

Israel Shamir - 54 posts

Israel Shamir can be reached on adam@israelshamir

Yoav Litvin - 54 posts

Yoav Litvin is a Doctor of Psychology/ Behavioral Neuroscience.  

Aidan O'Brien - 54 posts

Aidan O'Brien lives in Dublin, Ireland.

Mateo Pimentel - 53 posts

Mateo Pimentel lives on the Mexican-US border. You can follow him on Twitter @mateo_pimentel.

Shepherd Bliss - 53 posts

Shepherd Bliss teaches college part time, farms, and has contributed to two-dozen books. He can be reached at:

Alison Weir - 53 posts

Alison Weir is executive director of  If Americans Knew and president of the Council for the National Interest. An excerpt of her book was published in the March 21-23, 2014 issue of CounterPunch. Upcoming book talks can be seen on the book’s website.

Diane Christian - 53 posts

DIANE CHRISTIAN is SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at University at Buffalo and author of the new book Blood Sacrifice. She can be reached at:

Lorenzo Wolff - 53 posts

LORENZO WOLFF is a musician living in New York. He can be reached at:

Marshall Auerback - 53 posts

Marshall Auerback is a market analyst and a research associate at the Levy Institute for Economics at Bard College (  His Twitter hashtag is @Mauerback

Margaret Kimberley - 53 posts

Margaret Kimberley writes the Freedom Rider column for Black Agenda Report, where this essay originally appeared. 

Jack Random - 53 posts

Jack Random is the author of Jazzman Chronicles (Crow Dog Press) and Ghost Dance Insurrection (Dry Bones Press.)

Alexander Reid Ross - 52 posts

Alexander Reid Ross is a contributing moderator of the Earth First! Newswire. He is the editor of Grabbing Back: Essays Against the Global Land Grab (AK Press 2014) and a contributor to Life During Wartime (AK Press 2013). His most recent book Against the Fascist Creep is forthcoming through AK Press.

Ann Garrison - 52 posts

Ann Garrison is an independent journalist who also contributes to the San Francisco Bay View, Global Research, the Black Agenda Report and the Black Star News, and produces radio for KPFA-Berkeley and WBAI-New York City.  In 2014, she was awarded the Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza Democracy and Peace Prize by the Womens International Network for Democracy and Peace.  She can be reached at