Paul Waldman: author of four books on media and politics. His latest is called â€œFree Ride: John McCain and the Mediaâ€. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and is a Senior Fellow and Director of Special Projects at Media Matters for America. He is also a columnist for The American Prospect. You can read his blog at paulwaldman.blogspot.com.
John Nichols: Nichols writes about politics for The Nation magazine as its Washington correspondent.
Van Jones: founding president of Green For All and a senior fellow with the Center for American Progress. In 1996, Van and Diana Frappier co-founded the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, which is now headquartered in Oakland, California.
Kelly Campbell: Kelly Campbell is a founding member of September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, an organization of family members of 9/11 victims united to turn their grief into action for peace and justice. View her blog at HuffingtonPost.com
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