ANINDYA BHATTACHARYYA is a writer and activist based in London. He is studying for a PhD in philosophy and works as a journalist for Britain’s Socialist Worker newspaper. He is on Twitter as @bat020.
ANTONY LOEWENSTEIN is a Sydney-based journalist and author who has written for the Guardian, The Nation, the Sydney Morning Herald, Haaretz, and many others. He is the author of two best-selling books, My Israel Question and The Blogging Revolution and is currently working on a number of projects, including a title about disaster capitalism. His website is antonyloewenstein.com.
LIZZIE O’SHEA is a lawyer practicing in public interest litigation, specialising in human rights and administrative law.
RICHARD SEYMOUR is a London-based writer and PhD student at the London School of Economics. He is the author of The Liberal Defence of Murder (Verso, 2008), The Meaning of David Cameron (Zero, 2009) and American Insurgents: A Brief History of American Anti-Imperialism (Haymarket, upcoming), as well as the Lenin’s Tomb blog.
JEFF SPARROW is the editor of Overland Literary Journal, and the author of several books including Radical Melbourne: A Secret History and Radical Melbourne 2: The Enemy Within (both with Jill Sparrow, Vulgar Press), Communism – A Love Story (MUP), and Killing – Misadventures in Violence (MUP).
ELIZABETH HUMPHRYS is a Sydney-based writer and PhD student in political economy. Her Masters thesis was on the impact of 9/11 on the global justice movement. She co-runs the blog Left Flank and is an editor of Interface: a journal for and about social movements.
GUY RUNDLE is a former editor of Arena Magazine. Currently foreign affairs correspondent for Crikey, and a regular contributor to the Sunday Age, his recent books include Down to the Crossroads: on the trail of the 2008 US election, and The Shellacking: Obama 2010.
TAD TIETZE is a public hospital psychiatrist in Sydney. He co-runs the blog Left Flank and writes regularly for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s The Drum. His research interests include the Australian Greens and the social construction of mental illness.