Keith Wailoo, Townsend Martin Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University, is the author of Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health. He is completing a book on the politics of pain relief.
Michael Waldman is executive director of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, a nonpartisan law and policy institute that focuses on fundamental issues of democracy and justice. He was White House Director of Speechwriting from 1995 to 1999.
Paul Waldman is the Prospect's daily blogger and senior writer. He also blogs for the Plum Line at the Washington Post, and is the author of Being Right is Not Enough: What Progressives Must Learn From Conservative Success.