| January /February 2006
Jack Hitt (“The McCain (et al.) Mutiny“), a contributing writer for this magazine and Harper’s Magazine, is a regular voice on the radio show “This American Life.”
Robert Dreyfuss (“The Three Conversions of Walter B. Jones” and “Cold War, Holy Warrior“) is a contributing writer for Mother Jones and the author of Devil’s Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam. His writing frequently appears in Rolling Stone, The Nation, and the American Prospect, as well as on his website, thedreyfussreport.com.
Michele Asselin (cover and “The Three Conversions of Walter B. Jones“) is a New York-based portrait photographer. She began her career working as a photo stringer for the Associated Press in the Middle East.
Nir Rosen (“Among the Allies“) began his journalism career in April 2003 in Iraq, where he spent a total of 16 months. In addition to his recent trip to Pakistan, he has also reported from Afghanistan, the Middle East, and Africa for publications such as The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s Magazine, and Time. His book on Iraq,
Antonin Kratochvil (“Among the Allies“) is one
Daniel Duane (“Straight Outta Boston“) is the author of the memoir Caught Inside: A Surfer’s Year on the California Coast and the novel A Mouth Like Yours. His previous stories for Mother Jones, “Meadow’s End” (July/August 2004) and “Sacrificial Ram,” (March/April 2005) have looked at the work of a scientist “cooking” an alpine meadow to examine the effects of global warming, and a controversial plan that protects wildlife habitat by auctioning off the right to hunt endangered species.
Gar Alperovitz (“Another World Is Possible“) is the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland, a founder of the Democracy Collaborative, and a former legislative director in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. His most recent book is America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth,