Dani Burlison (she/her) is the author of Dendrophilia and Other Social Taboos: True Stories, a collection of essays that first appeared in her McSweeney’s Internet Tendency column of the same name, and the Lady Parts zines. She has been a staff writer at a Bay Area alt-weekly, a book reviewer for Los Angeles Review, and a regular contributor at Chicago Tribune, KQED Arts, The Rumpus, and Made Local magazine. Her writing can also be found at Ms., Yes!, Earth Island Journal, Wired, Vice, Utne, Ploughshares, Hip Mama, Rad Dad, Spirituality & Health, Shareable, Tahoma Literary Review, Prick of the Spindle, and more. Her writing also appears in several anthologies. She lives, teaches, and writes with her two kids in Santa Rosa, California.
Feminist writer and anti-violence activist Lydia Cacho is one of Mexico’s most prominent investigative journalists. She is also a public figure renowned for her political courage. In recent years, as Mexico’s “war on drugs” has escalated and social violence soared, journalism has become an increasingly dangerous vocation in that country. Like many journalists, Cacho has received numerous death threats over the years, frequently backed up by direct attacks.
Lara Campbell is Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University.
Sean Carleton is a historian, teacher, and union organizer committed to changing the world.
Ben Carniol is Scholar in Residence with the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work, Aboriginal Field of Study at Wilfrid Laurier University and Professor Emeritus at Toronto Metropolitan University. He is also a social activist. He authored the first six editions of Case Critical.
May Chazan is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa.
Danny Chivers is an environmental researcher advising NGOs on their carbon footprint. He is an activist in fossil fuel divestment campaigns, working with a number of groups including 350.org. He is a prominent performance poet and the author of The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change.
Robert Chodos is the editor of Compass magazine, and a contributing editor to This Magazine. He has written and translated several books on Canadian business and politics.
Noam Chomsky is widely regarded to be one of the foremost critics of US foreign policy in the world. He has published numerous groundbreaking books, articles, and essays on global politics, history, and linguistics. Since 2003 he has written a monthly column for the New York Times syndicate. His recent books include Masters of Mankind and Hopes and Prospects. Between the Lines recently acquired updated editions of twelve of his classic books.
Aziz Choudry (1996-2021) was Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Social Movement Learning and Knowledge Production in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation, University of Johannesburg. He was involved in a range of social, political and environmental justice movements and organizations since the 1980s. He is the author of Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements, co-author of Fight Back: Workplace Justice for Immigrants. His co-edited books include Organize! Building from the Local for Global Justice, Unfree Labour: Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada, and Reflections on Knowledge, Learning, and Social Movements.
Marilyn Churley is a former Toronto City Councillor and former Member of Provincial Parliament. She has served as the Deputy Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party and was the Ontario Legislature’s first female Deputy Speaker. She has been referred to as the mother of adoption disclosure reform in Ontario.