Author Profile

In These Times Editors and Contributors

David Sirota is a senior editor at In These Times and author of The Uprising: An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington (Crown Publishers). For a full list of biographies, click on “More Information.”

Bradford Plumer is an assistant editor at The New Republic, where he writes on energy and the environment.

Adam Doster is a senior editor at In These Times and a reporter-blogger for Progress Illinois, an online news and commentary site about Illinois issues.

Kate Sheppard is the political reporter for Grist.org, and frequently contributes to In These Times.

Jody Williams received the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize, as did the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (www.icbl.org). She currently chairs the Nobel Women’s Initiative.

Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies where he coordinates the Working Group on Extreme Inequality.

Winona LaDuke is a White Earth Ojibwe tribal member who lives and works on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota. She is a two-time U.S. vice presidential candidate, serving as Ralph Nader’s running mate and representing the Green Party.

Lorelei Kelly is policy director of the Real Security Initiative at the White House Project.

Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies, and author of the forthcoming Understanding the U.S.-Iran Crisis: A Primer (Interlink Publishing Group).

Jessica Clark, In These Times editor-at-large, directs the Future of Public Media Project at American University’s Center for Social Media, and co-edits Build the Echo.

Barbara Miner is a columnist for Milwaukee-based Rethinking Schools magazine, a nonprofit that advocates the reform of elementary and secondary education.

Laura Washington is a columnist and senior editor at In These Times.

Salim Muwakkil is a columnist and senior editor at In These Times.

David Moberg is a senior editor at In These Times.

Moustafa Bayoumi, an associate professor of English at Brooklyn College, CUNY, is the author of How Does It Feel to Be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America (Penguin Press).

Rob Richie is executive director of FairVote, which promotes electoral reforms that respect every voice and every vote. He is co-author of Every Vote Equal and Reflecting All of Us.

Luis Carlos Montalvan is a former U.S. Army captain who served in the Iraq War.

Raman Castellblanch is an associate professor of Health Education at San Francisco State. He also represents labor and retiree groups in the California legislature.