Contributors | September /October 2005

David Goodman (“The Ohio Insurgency“) is a contributing writer for Mother Jones and the coauthor of the New York Times best-seller The Exception to the Rulers, which is now in paperback. Goodman’s previous story for the magazine was the November/December 2004 cover story, “Breaking Ranks,” about the growing number of U.S. soldiers speaking out against the war in Iraq.

Danny Wilcox Frazier (“The Ohio Insurgency“) is
a freelance photographer whose project documenting the decline of rural communities in his home state of Iowa received the 2004 Community Awareness Award at the Pictures of the Year International competition. He has also worked on numerous international stories, including last year’s elections in Afghanistan.

Gary Greenberg (“Respectable Reefer“) is a psychotherapist and professor of psychology. As a contributing writer for Mother Jones, he has covered topics from a neighborhood’s fight against eminent domain to the String Cheese Incident’s quixotic challenge to Clear Channel’s concert-ticket monopoly. His writing on science and public policy has also appeared in The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and Harper’s Magazine.

David Goodman
Danny Wilcox Frazier
Andrew Testa

Lauren Slater
Malcolm Tarlofsky
Garret Keizer

Andrew Testa (“Sea Change“) is a British photographer now based in New York City. He had previously covered conflicts in Kosovo, southern Serbia, Macedonia, and Afghanistan from his base in the Balkans. He has won numerous photography prizes, including two World Press Photo awards.

Lauren Slater (“Who Holds the Clicker?“) writes frequently about psychology, psychiatry, and medicine in general as it is practiced at the very borders of acceptability. She is the author of six books, including Prozac Diary, Opening Skinner’s Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the 20th Century, and her latest, a first work of fiction,
Blue Beyond Blue.

Malcolm Tarlofsky (“Who Holds the Clicker?“) is best known for his collage work. His illustrations have appeared in a wide variety of magazines, and he has been profiled in both Communication Arts and Print.

Garret Keizer (“Left Alone“) is a freelance writer who lives in northeastern Vermont. His most recent book, now out in paperback, is Help: The Original Human Dilemma, an exploration of the paradoxes of human assistance. His essay about the debate over values, “Left, Right, and Wrong,” was the magazine’s cover story for March/April 2005, and his essays have also appeared in Christian Century, Harper’s Magazine, and the Village Voice.