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Dr. Paul Larudee: co-founder of

Thomas Frank: Thomas Frank is the author of What’s the Matter with Kansas? and One Market Under God. The founding editor of The Baffler and a contributing editor at Harper’s, he is also The Wall Street Journal’s newest weekly columnist.

Ali Ahsan: Pakistani lawyer. His father, Aitzaz Ahsan, is president of the Supreme Court Bar Association in Pakistan.

Cliff Schecter: political commentator and journalist. His blog is called The Political Carnival. His latest book is called “The Real McCain: Why Conservatives Don’t Trust Him and Why Independents Shouldn’t”.

Tim Shorrock: an investigative journalist who grew up in Japan and South Korea. He now lives in the Sierra Nevada mountains near Lake Tahoe.

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James Pindell: managing editor of’s sites and of the Pindell Report which analyzes and ranks elections and campaigns for the US House of Representatives, US Senate, and governor races.