Uma Rani holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Hyderabad. She specializes in labour and institutional economics, and has recently joined the International Institute of Labour Studies, ILO, Geneva, as a researcher.
Lucía Reartes is a member of the José Carlos Mariátegui School, which has an orientation towards the political education of people's movements. The school is located in Argentina.
Quintin Hoare is a British leftist intellectual and literary translator. He served on the editorial board of the New Left Review for many years before he and his wife, the Croatian historian Branka
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.
Ruth Vanita is currently professor at the University of Montana, and was founding co-editor of Manushi. She is the author of several books, including Gender, Sex and the City: Urdu Rekhti Poetry in