Adam Shatz is literary editor of The Nation. He has worked at the New York Times Book Review, Lingua Franca and The New Yorker. He edited Prophets Outcast: A Century of Dissident Jewish Writing About Zionism and Israel.
Michael Shellenberger is, with Ted Nordhaus, the author of the book Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility and the essay "The Death of Environmentalism." They are managing directors at American Environics and the founders of the Breakthrough Institute.
Michael Shellenberger is a managing partner of American Environics and director of The Breakthrough Institute. The Death of Environmentalism and the Birth of a New American Politics will be published in fall 2006 by Houghton Mifflin.
Shirley Sherrod made the news in 2010 when she was forced to resign her position as the USDA's Georgia director of rural development after a false charge of reverse racism. Her ensuing fight to get the truth out continued a lifetime of battling discrimination and advocating on behalf of the poor and unheard.