Notes on Contributors

Philip Agee was a CIA operations officer for 11 years and worked in several Latin American countries. His writings include Inside the Company: CIA Diary (1975) and On the Run (1987). In 1999 he founded an online travel services business in Havana (www. He continues to write and lecture on the CIA and U.S. foreign policy.

David Baronov worked with a number of HIV/AIDS organizations in Puerto Rico in the 1990s. He also contributed to El Proyecto Caribeño de Justicia y Paz in Santurce, Puerto Rico. He is currently an assistant professor of sociology at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y.

Paul Burkett teaches economics at Indiana State University, Terre Haute. A long time member of the Conference of Socialist Econo- mists and the Union for Radical Political Economics, his recent work focuses on Marxism, ecology, and development.

Andrew Hartman is a graduate student in History at George Washington University, researching historical inequalities within U.S. Educational institutions. His essays have appeared in Third World Quarterly, Z magazine, The Humanist, and Clamor. Contact:

Steve Martinot teaches in Interdisciplinary Programs at San Francisco State University. His most recent book is The Rule of Racialization (Temple University Press). He is also the translator of Albert Memmi’s book, Racism (University of Minnesota Press).

Jeffrey B. Perry is an independent scholar, biographer and chronicler of the life of Hubert Harrison, and author of other works on labor and the struggle against white supremacy. He is editor of A Hubert Harrison Reader and Treasurer of Local 300, National Postal Mail Handlers Union (div. of LIUNA, AFL-CIO).

Jesse Rhines is assistant professor of African-American and African Studies at Rutgers University, Newark. His book, Black Film, White Money (1996/2000), examines the African American entry into the feature film industry. He is also a screenwriter and filmmaker, and has written on film for Cineaste, where he was assistant editor.

Bill Smaldone teaches modern European History at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. He has served on the Salem City Council and on the State Coordinating Committee of the Pacific Green Party. He is currently Vice-chair of Citizens for Livable Communities, a new coalition of grass roots organizations in the Salem area.

Macdonald Stainsby is a social justice activist and freelance journalist currently living in Vancouver. You can reach him at

Charles C. Verharen is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Philosophy at Howard University. He is the author of Rationality in Philosophy and Science and has written for Philosophical Forum, Teaching Philosophy, Radical Philosophy Review, C.L.R. James Journal, Présence Africaine, Journal of Black Studies, and Journal of Negro Education. His current book project is Black to the Future: A Philosophy for a Global Village.

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