Notes on Contributors

Kevin B. Anderson teaches at University of California, Santa Barbara and is the author of Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism (1995) and Marx at the Margins (2010/2016). He is a member of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization.

Emma Bell is Professor of British Politics at the Université de Savoie Mont Blanc, France. She is the author of Criminal Justice and Neoliberalism (2011) and Soft Power and Freedom under the Coalition (2015). Articles of hers have appeared in Race & Class and in Justice, Power and Resistance, the new journal of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control.

Hester Eisenstein is a Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her most recent book is Feminism Seduced: How Global Elites Use Women’s Labor and Ideas to Exploit the World (2010).

Reza Ghorashi is an Iranian-American human rights activist and scholar. He was active as a student against the Shah’s human rights violations, and later against the Islamic Republic of Iran, being the first to organize a protest demonstration against IRI in New York City in 1980.  He has published articles on political economy and the Iranian economy in English and Farsi.

Carl Grey Martin is an Associate Professor of English at Norwich University, Vermont. His scholarship has largely focused on fifteenth-century literature and ideology. His writings have appeared in Chaucer Review, Le Monde Diplomatique, Modern Philology, and Romanic Review.

Steve McGiffen worked as an advisor to Members of the European Parliament from 1986 to 2005. He has written a number of books and papers on European politics. He continues to work as a translator and advisor to the Socialist Party of the Netherlands. He has also taught International Relations at the American Graduate School in Paris. He is currently writing a book on climate change and its political repercussions.

Gerald Meyer is a founding faculty member of Hostos Community College (CUNY). He is the author of Vito Marcantonio: Radical Politician, 1902-1954 (now in its 4th printing) and co-editor of The Lost World of Italian American Radicalism. He is co-chair of the Vito Marcantonio Forum.

Evangelos Papadimitropoulos holds a Ph.D. in political philosophy. He worked as a teacher in Greece for several years. He is now an independent researcher, employed as a copywriter/content editor for an international company based in Amsterdam.

Thomas Powell is a sculptor, writer, and educator. His recent essays include: “Gun Lust: An Investigation into America’s Sordid Gun Addiction,” International Critical Thought, 6:1(2016), and “Living Space and Parking Space in China,” Bad Subjects #91, at

Michael Principe is Professor of Philosophy at Middle Tennessee State University and Chapter Vice-President for United Campus Workers/Communications Workers of America (Local 3865).

Hamideh Sedghi is a professor of political science at the City University of New York. She is the author of Women and Politics in Iran: Veiling, Unveiling And Reveiling (2007) and of articles including “Women, State and Development,” “Cyberfeminism,” “Global Feminisms,” “Muslims in the West’s Imagination,” and “The Persian Gulf War.”

Victor Wallis is the managing editor of Socialism and Democracy. He teaches in the Liberal Arts department at the Berklee College of Music, in Boston. He is the author of numerous articles, book-chapters, encyclopedia entries, and web-posted columns on issues of ecology, technology, and radical politics and culture.

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