Fred Magdoff is Emeritus Professor of Plant and Soil Science at the University of Vermont, Burlington. He has authored several books on subjects ranging from soil science to economics.
Mary E. John teaches in the Women's Studies Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Lal Khan was born at Bhuan, Pakistan in 1956. He joined Nishtar Medical College, Multan in 1975 where he was elected General Secretary of the student union, against the forces of reactionary Islami
Amit Basole is an Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Ashish Kothari is with Kalpavriksh and Vikalp Sangam in India, and co-editor of Alternative Futures: India Unshackled.
Usha Sanyal is a historian and Lecturer at Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.