Derek Wall, a former Principal Speaker of the British Green Party, was a founder of the Ecosocialist International and Green Left. He is the author of numerous books, including Green History: A Reader in Environmental Literature, Philosophy, and Politics, and Babylon and Beyond: The Economics of Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Globalist and Radical Green Movements.
Helen Ware has over twenty years experience working for the Australian Government aid organization AUSAID. Rebecca Spence and Bert Jenkins teach in the Peace Studies programme at the University of New England. Jonathan Makuwira, now lecturing at the University of New England, is a former research officer with the NGO co-ordinating body in Malawi.
Tom Warner has been a gay activist for over thirty-five years. He got started in 1971 by helping to found the Gay Students’ Alliance at the University of Saskatchewan and, in 1971–1972, the Zodiac Friendship Society, which later became the Gay Community Centre of Saskatoon. After moving to Toronto in 1973, he helped to found the Gay Alliance Toward Equality and served as the group’s president from 1976 to 1977. Tom is the author of the widely acclaimed Never Going Back: A History of Queer Activism in Canada.