Dr. Omar Khalidi (1953 - 29 November 2010) was born in Hyderabad, India and was an eminent Muslim scholar, a staff member of MIT in the USA and an author.
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E. Ahmet Tonak is a political economist who teaches at the Economics Department, University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is the author and editor of several books including Measuring the Wealth
Balmurli Natrajan is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at William Paterson University, New Jersey.
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Florestan Fernandes (1920–1995) was a Marxist intellectual from São Paulo, Brazil. He was a highly regarded professor of sociology and a socialist activist.