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Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson is a faculty member at the Columbia Business School at Columbia University where he is the inaugural holder of the Norman Eig Chair of Business, and Director of the Center for Decision Sciences.  His research examines the interface between Behavioral Decision Research, Economics and the decisions made by consumers, managers, and their implications […]

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Lori Minnite
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Lorraine C. Minnite

Lorraine C. Minnite is Associate Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration, and director of the Undergraduate Urban Studies Program at Rutgers University-Camden.  Her research is concerned with issues of inequality, social and racial justice, political conflict and institutional change.  She is the author and co-author of two books on electoral rules and […]

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Alexander Keyssar

Alexander Keyssar

Alexander Keyssar is the Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy at Harvard University. An historian by training, he has specialized in the explanation of issues that have contemporary policy implications. His book, The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States (2000), was named the best book […]

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Richard Briffault
Richard Briffault

Richard Briffault

Richard Briffault is Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor of Legislation at Columbia Law School. His primary areas of teaching, research and writing are state and local government law and the law of the political process. He received his B.A. from Columbia University, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is the co-author of a casebook, State […]

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John Kostyack

John Kostyack

John Kostyack is Vice President of Wildlife Conservation for the National Wildlife Federation, where he leads NWF’s wildlife and habitat programs. A key focus of his work is protecting people and wildlife from intensified flooding and other harmful impacts of climate change. He also helps lead campaigns to protect and restore important Western landscapes, the […]

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Andrew Blotky
Andrew Blotky

Andrew Blotky

Andrew Blotky serves as the Director of Legal Progress at American Progress, where he directs the Center’s work around legal policy issues including judicial nominations and constitutional interpretation. Blotky joined CAP after serving as the program manager at the HJW Foundation, where he directed the foundation’s progressive infrastructure and legal and public policy programs as […]

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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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James Sample
James Sample

James Sample

Before joining the Hofstra Law faculty in 2009, Professor Sample served as an attorney in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of law since 2005. Before joining the Brennan Center, he worked at Brian Schweitzer’s gubernatorial campaign in Montana and clerked for Judge Sidney R. Thomas of […]

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Sherle Schwenninger

Sherle Schwenninger

Sherle Schwenninger directs the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth and American Strategy Programs. One of the founders of New America, he is the former director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Fellows Program. Mr. Schwenninger was founding editor of World Policy Journal from 1983 to 1992, and served as Director of the World Policy Institute at […]

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Noah Matson

Noah Matson

Noah directs Defenders’ effort to create and implement policies and strategies to safeguard wildlife and habitat from the impacts of global warming. Working with a team of scientists, policy experts, attorneys, and communications specialists, Noah is developing climate change adaptation strategies for land and wildlife managers, and is working to influence climate change adaptation policies […]

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Daniel L. Goroff

Daniel L. Goroff

Daniel L. Goroff is a Program Director at the nonpartisan and non-ideological Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He is especially interested in research on economics, finance, mathematics, the scientific and technical work force, and education. Goroff is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Economics at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, where he previously served as Vice […]

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Stuart Ewen

Stuart Ewen

Stuart Ewen is a professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College, CUNY and at the Graduate Center, CUNY in the Ph.D. Programs in History and Sociology. He is the author of influential books on the history of consumer society, visual culture, propaganda and modernity, including PR! A Social History of […]

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John Fullerton
John Fullerton

John Fullerton

John Fullerton is the Founder and President of Capital Institute, “a collaborative working to explore and effect the economic transition to a more just, regenerative, and thus sustainable way of living on this earth through the transformation of finance.”  Through the work of Capital Institute, regular public speaking engagements, and university lectures, John has become […]

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Robert Dewey

Robert Dewey

Robert oversees the implementation of Defenders’ national legislative and administrative priorities through direct lobbying, grassroots advocacy, coalition participation and national environmental community coordination. He established Defenders’ Government Relations and External Affairs department in 1999. Key legislative accomplishments under Robert’s leadership include securing favorable provisions for wildlife in the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act, the […]

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David Donnelly
David Donnelly

David Donnelly

David is a veteran of money in politics campaigns at the state and national level, serving in a variety of campaign management, research, outreach, communications, fundraising, and strategist roles for major initiatives since the mid-1990s. He joined Public Campaign Action Fund in 2002. Over his career, David has managed policy campaigns at both the state […]

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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