Notes on Contributors

Hans Aage is Professor of Economics at the University of Roskilde, Denmark. He is the editor of Environmental Transition in Nordic and Baltic Countries (1998) and the author of [in Danish] Economic Upheaval in Russia and Eastern Europe (1994) and Karl Marx (2004). He has served as a consultant in Eastern Europe and in former Soviet republics for the Danish government and for the EU Commission. <>

Aasim Sajjad Akhtar is a political activist affiliated with the People's Rights Movement (PRM) in Pakistan, a natiowide political confederation of working-class struggles. He also teaches history and political economy at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. <>

Rod Bush is Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at St. John's University. He edited The New Black Vote: Politics and Power in Four American Cities (1984) and is the author of We Are Not What We Seem: Black Nationalism and Class Struggle in the American Century (1999). He has been active for many years in the movement for social change and Black liberation, most recently as a member of the Black Radical Congress, the Black Resistance Network, and the NAACP. <>

Horace G. Campbell is Professor of African American Studies and Political Science at Syracuse University. His major work, Rasta and Resistance From Marcus Garvey to Walter Rodney , is now in its 5 th edition. His most recent book is Reclaiming Zimbabwe: The Exhaustion of the Patriarchal Model of Liberation. Between 1998-2003 he chaired the International Caucus of the Black Radical Congress. <>

Ed George was born and brought up in Wales , but now lives in the north of the Spanish state, where he works as a teacher. Although he was a member of affiliate organisations of the Fourth International for nearly 20 years, and considers himself a revolutionary communist, the only political organisation he currently belongs to is the UGT trade union federation. < >

Stan Goff is the author of Hideous Dream: A Soldier's Memoir of the US Invasion of Haiti, Full Spectrum Disorder: The Military in the New American Century, and Sex & War (forthcoming).  He is on the coordinating committee of the Bring Them Home Now campaign of Veterans for Peace and Military Families Speak Out.  He is the military editor for From The Wilderness, and writes an occasional column called "Military Matters" for Freedom Road Socialist Organization <>

Peter Hudis has published widely on issues related to Marxian theory and Hegelian dialectics. He most recently co-edited (with Kevin B. Anderson) The Rosa Luxemburg Reader (2004) and The Power of Negativity: Selected Writings on the Dialectic in Hegel and Marx , by Raya Dunayevskaya (2002). <>

Kevin "Rashid" Johnson is an incarcerated revolutionary artist and writer. His works have been widely circulated in "underground" media. A website is under construction at Address: no. 185492, Red Onion State Prison, P.O. Box 1900, Pound, VA 24279.

Joel Kovel edits the quarterly journal Capitalism Nature Socialism and is the author, most recently, of The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World? (2002). <>

Ricardo Levins Morales is a long-haul activist in the labor movement and other social justice struggles.  He is a screen printer and movement artist who works for the Northland Poster Collective in Minneapolis, Minnesota. <>

Steve Martinot teaches in Interdisciplinary Programs at San Francisco State University. His most recent book is The Rule of Racialization (2003).  He is also the translator of Albert Memmi's book, Racism. <>

Yusuf Nuruddin, an editor of and frequent contributor to S&D, is a Visiting Faculty member in Africana Studies at the University of Toledo. He is active in many progressive projects, including the Brecht Forum, LeftAlliance, National Reparations Congress, and the Food4Thought Collective. <>

Bertell Ollman is a professor in the Department of Politics at New York University. His most recent book is Dance of the Dialectic: Steps in Marx's Method. For his writings, see <> Peter Roman teaches political science at Hostos Community College and at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is a member of the S&D editorial board and is the author of People's Power: Cuba's Experience with Representative Government (1999, 2003). <>

Jonah Raskin is Chair of the Communication Studies department at Sonoma State University (California) and the author of American Scream: Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl' and the Making of the Beat Generation (2004) and For the Hell of It: The Life and Times of Abbie Hoffman (1996). <>

Hamideh Sedghi is an associate professor of political science at Villanova University, a member of the S&D editorial board, and the author of Women and Politics in Iran : Veiling, Unveiling and Reveiling (forthcoming from Cambridge University Press). <>

Jeff Shantz is a member of the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty and host of the Anti-Poverty Report on community radio station CHRY in Toronto.  He is an active member of his union and a founder of his local's Anti-Poverty Working Group, a rank-and-file committee that supports community struggles. <>

Assata Zerai is an Associate Professor of Sociology and African American Studies and Research at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her scholarship focuses on the ways that race, class and gender as interlocking spheres of domination and resistance are reflected in black women's activism as well as maternal and child health. <>