• Benjamin Barber

    Benjamin Barber is the Gershon and Carrol Kekst Professor of Civil Society at the University of Maryland and a principal of the Democracy Collaborative, with offices in New York, Washington, and the University of Maryland. He is the author of many books, including Jihad vs. McWorld, Fear's Empire: War, Terrorism, and Democracy and the forthcoming Consumed: The Fate of Citizens under Capitalism Triumpant.

  • Ady Barkan

    Ady Barkan is the director of the Center for Popular Democracy’s Fed Up, a national campaign for full employment and a reformed Federal Reserve.

  • Joel Barkin

    Joel Barkin is executive director of the Progressive States Network.

  • Naomi Barko

    Naomi Barko is a freelance journalist who often writes on topics concerning women.

  • Maude Barlow

    Maude Barlow is head of the Council of Canadians. This article is adapted from her new book, Blue Covenant, published by The New Press © 2007. Reprinted here with permission.

  • Peter Barnes

    Peter Barnes is the co-founder and onetime president of Working Assets Long Distance. In 1995 he was named Socially Responsible Entrepreneur of the Year for Northern California.

  • Jason Barnosky

    Jason Barnosky is a doctoral student in political science at Brown University.

  • Katherine Barrett

    Katherine Barrett is a principal at Barrett and Greene, Inc., and a correspondent and columnist for Governing magazine. Along with Richard Greene, she is the founding author of the B&G Report, and a consultant to the Pew Center on the States.

  • Jim Barrett

    Jim Barrett heads the Washington, D.C. office of
    Redefining Progress.

  • David Barringer

    David Barringer, a writer and designer, has published four collections of short fiction and a book-length essay, "American Mutt Barks in the Yard," in Emigre 68. As a freelance journalist, he has written for Playboy,
    Details, and the American Bar Association Journal. His most recent book, Johnny Red, will be published by Word Riot Press in October 2005.