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William Black

William Black

Bill Black is an Associate Professor of Economics and Law at the Universityof Missouri– Kansas City. He is a white-collar criminologist. His regulatory career is profiled in Chapter 2 of Professor Riccucci’s book Unsung Heroes (Georgetown U. Press: 1995), Chapter 4 (“The Consummate Professional: Creating Leadership”) of Professor Bowman, et al’s book The Professional Edge […]

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Nathaniel Persily
Nathaniel Persily

Nathaniel Persily

Nathaniel Persily is the Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law and Political Science and the Director of the Center for Law and Politics at Columbia Law School. Professor Persily’s scholarship focuses on American election law or what is sometimes called the “law of democracy,” which addresses issues such as voting rights, political parties, campaign finance, […]

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Jim Chanos

Jim Chanos

Jim Chanos is the Founder and Managing Partner of Kynikos Associates. As the largest exclusive short selling investment firm, Kynikos provides investment management services for domestic and offshore clients. Mr. Chanos opened Kynikos Associates in 1985 to implement investment strategies he had uncovered while beginning his Wall Street career as a financial analyst with Paine […]

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Jennifer Morgan

Jennifer Morgan

Jennifer is the Director of the Climate and Energy Program at WRI. In this capacity, she oversees the Institute’s work on climate change issues and guides WRI strategy in helping countries, governments, and individuals take positive action toward achieving a zero-carbon future. She is responsible for day-to-day management of the 50+ person program, and under […]

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Bernd Blossey

Bernd Blossey

Bernd Blossey is an ecological generalist with wide ranging interests (plants, birds, insects, mammals, amphibians) in aquatic and terrestrial systems. His academic training is in ecology, particularly entomology and limnology but with a focus on applied entomology. He is particularly intrigued by potential ecosystem effects associated with increase and decline of invasive plants species in […]

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Laura Quinn
Laura Quinn

Laura Quinn

Laura Quinn is a founder of Catalist, and has led the day-to-day management since its inception in 2006; assembling the team, and guiding the company from concept, through capitalization, to full production. Ms. Quinn has an extensive background in communications, technology and data innovation. She is a founding partner of QRS Newmedia, Inc. started in […]

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Cassandra Jones Havard

Cassandra Jones Havard

Professor Jones Havard’s scholarship examines financial services regulation. She has authored numerous articles addressing challenges in regulating the financial services industry. She teaches courses in banking law, commercial law, corporations and contracts. Professor Jones Havard joined the law faculty at the University of Baltimore in 2005. She began her academic career at the Beasley School […]

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Keesha Gaskins
Keesha Gaskins

Keesha Gaskins

Keesha Gaskins is Senior Counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program.  Her portfolio includes redistricting and voter suppression issues, with a focus on voter ID and proof-of-citizenship laws.   Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Ms. Gaskins served as Executive Director for the League of Women Voters Minnesota where she worked on a wide range of […]

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Robert Stavins

Robert Stavins

Robert N. Stavins is the Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, Chairman of the Environment and Natural Resources Faculty Group at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and Director of Graduate Studies for the Doctoral Program in Public Policy and the Doctoral Program in […]

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Guy-Uriel Charles

Guy-Uriel Charles

Guy-Uriel Charles is the founding director of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics. He is an expert in and frequent public commentator on constitutional law, election law, campaign finance, redistricting, politics, and race. He joined Duke Law’s faculty in 2009; he previously was the Russell M. and Elizabeth M. Bennett Professor of […]

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James K. Boyce

James K. Boyce

James K. Boyce is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he directs the program on development, peacebuilding, and the environment at the Political Economy Research Institute. His books include Africa’s Odious Debts (Zed, 2011), Reclaiming Nature (Anthem Press, 2007), and Investing in Peace (Oxford University Press, 2002). He is a […]

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James K. Galbraith

James K. Galbraith

James K. Galbraith holds the Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Chair of Government/Business Relations at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, the University of Texas at Austin, and a professorship in Government. He is a frequent speaker on matters related to the financial and economic crisis and a witness before Congress on several recent […]

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Algernon Austin

Algernon Austin

Algernon Austin is a sociologist of racial relations. At the Economic Policy Institute, he works to advance policies that enable people of color to participate fully in the American economy and benefit equally from gains in prosperity. Austin oversees reports and policy analyses on the economic condition of America’s people of color. Austin is the […]

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Kierán Suckling

Kierán Suckling

Kierán Suckling is a founder and the executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. He has led the Center from its beginnings in 1989 as a local New Mexico environmental group, to its current position as a national legal powerhouse battling to protect endangered species, wild places, and a safe, stable climate. With undergraduate […]

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Daniel Brindis

Daniel Brindis

Daniel is a Senior Forests Campaigner based in San Francisco, his birthplace. His portfolio includes the Amazon, the Canadian Boreal, and environmental certification schemes like the Forest Stewardship Council. He started at Greenpeace USA the in Washington DC office and also spent significant amount of time working out of the Greenpeace office in Manaus, Brazil. […]

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Naomi Klein
September 24, 2014

Ever since she released her the anti-globalization manifesto, No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies, 15 years ago, Naomi

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Jamie Rappaport Clark
August 25, 2014

We rarely know the exact date and time an entire species goes extinct, but in the case of the passenger pigeon, we do.


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Michael Brune
August 18, 2014

For the eighth year in a row, Sierra magazine has dedicated a big chunk of its September/October issue to higher education.

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David Doniger
August 11, 2014

Amidst hundreds of supporters of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan at the Environmental Protection Agency’s hea


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Frances Beinecke
July 24, 2014

Matt Russell recently declared that “we are already experiencing the effects of climate change.

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Jeffrey Sachs
June 30, 2014

If the world is to solve the climate-change crisis, we will need a new approach.


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Frances Beinecke
June 19, 2014

This is great day for anyone who has ever marveled at wide-open seas and rich ocean life.

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Ruth Greenspan Bell
February 24, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry should be saluted for energizing US policy on climate change and pushing for global progress to


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After several decades of negotiations, we are no nearer to stopping concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHGs) at 450 ppm in t

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Alex Matthiessen
December 17, 2012

THE first meaningful step that many Americans will take to combat global climate change will be to replace their incandescent


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December 17, 2011

Alex Matthiessen on the implications of the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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MICHAEL BLOOMBERG deserves a lot of credit for his ambitious plans to make New York a sustainable city by 2030.


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John Fullerton
July 19, 2011

- A $20 trillion “externality” appears to present civilization with its BIG CHOICE: economic destruction or ecological d