Raymond Nat Turner is artistic director of the stalwart JazzPoetry Ensemble, UpSurge! and has appeared at numerous festivals and venues including the Monterey Jazz Festival and Panafest in Ghana, West Africa.
Co-author of Except for Palestine: The Limits of progressive Politics, activist, founder of ReThinking Foreign Policy, founding co-director of Jewish Voice for Peace, founder of US office of B'Tselem: The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories
Andrew Revkin is one of America’s most honored, experienced and innovative journalists and conveners focused on environmental and human sustainability.
Corporate media prioritize making money over producing adversarial journalism.
Dr. Van Jackson is a professor of international relations at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, specializing in the politics of U.S. foreign policy and Asia-Pacific security.
Camille Bennett founded Project Say Something in December 2014 a nonprofit organization with a mission to confront white supremacy and misogynoir through black history using direct action, community empowerment, education and civic engagement to reconcile the past with the present.
Jasmine Banks is the Executive Director of UnKoch My Campus, a national campaign that works with students, faculty, alumni, and community allies to expose and prevent donors like Charles Koch and his network from being able to buy undue academic influence in an attempt to legitimize and bolster their political and corporate agendas.
Michael H. Goldhaber, though a Ph.D. in theoretical physics, has spent much of his life looking at the social impacts of technology, the nature of human thought, and related issues.
We are living through an ever more undeniable climate crisis.
Wars are a major cause of violence, poverty, and underdevelopment.
Compared to peer nations, the US spends significantly less on social services.
The United States is the only high-income country without universal health insurance.
Make the minimum wage a living wage.
James Lane is a citizen journalist, independent musician, internet media professional and has been a Green Party political activist for two decades.
Jen Deerinwater (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma) is the founding executive director of Crushing Colonialism and is a bisexual, Two Spirit, multiply-disabled journalist, speaker, and organizer who covers the myriad of issues her communities face with an intersectional lens.
Currently, Eleanor is the host of the podcast Act Out! and the co-host of the podcast Common Censored along with Lee Camp as well as the Silver Threads Podcast with carla bergman.
Alex S. Vitale is Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College and a Visiting Professor at London Southbank University. He has spent the last 30 years writing about policing and consults both police departments and human rights organizations internationally.
Lee is the head writer and host of the national TV show Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp on RT America.
Margaret Kimberley is a co-founder and Editor and Senior Columnist for Black Agenda Report.
We are 2 brothers who have been frustrated with world politics throughout much of our adult lives.