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Paul Krassner - 55 posts

Paul Krassner is the editor of The Realist

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

Israel Shamir - 54 posts

Israel Shamir can be reached on adam@israelshamir

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:

Chris Gilbert - 53 posts

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

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.

Rivera Sun - 53 posts

Rivera Sun is the author of The Dandelion Insurrection and other books, and the cofounder of the Love-In-Action Network.

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:

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

Roger Annis - 52 posts

Roger Annis is a retired aerospace worker in Vancouver BC. He writes regularly for Counterpunch and compiles his writings on a 'A Socialist in Canada'. He is an editor of the website The New Cold War: Ukraine and beyond. He can be reached at

Richard Moser - 51 posts

Richard Moser writes at where this article first appeared.

Daniel Kovalik - 50 posts

Daniel Kovalik teaches International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Stan Goff - 50 posts