Dr. Paul Larudee: co-founder of FreeGaza.org.
Thomas Frank: Thomas Frank is the author of Whatâ€™s the Matter with Kansas? and One Market Under God. The founding editor of The Baffler and a contributing editor at Harperâ€™s, he is also The Wall Street Journalâ€™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 â€œThe Real McCain: Why Conservatives Donâ€™t Trust Him and Why Independents Shouldnâ€™tâ€.
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 Politicker.com'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.