Tithi Bhattacharya is a Marxist historian and activist, writing extensively on gender and the politics of Islamophobia. She has been active in movements for social justice throughout her life, spearheading campaigns across three continents.
Richard Seymour is an emerging voice on the radical left, providing expert analysis on British politics across international media. He co-founded the magazine Salvage, a quarterly of revolutionary arts and letters.
Ella Shohat is a ground-breaking cultural critic, contributing to changing the discourse on colonialism, feminism and representations of the Middle East. Her writing unsettles the boundaries between ‘the West and the Rest’.
Owen Hatherley is an architecture and culture critic whose writings have spanned Soviet Constructivism, to the merits of Coventry train station. His acerbic wit and sense for ‘place’ can be found in the pages of Guardian.
bell hooks is an author, feminist, and activist, whose writing is at the juncture of race, class, and gender. A figurehead of intersectionality, she has authored numerous feminist classics and the bell hooks institute was founded in her name.
Ben White is an activist and commentator embedded within the Palestinian struggle. His writing is consumed by a moral compulsion to illuminate the crimes enacted by the Israeli state and draw attention to the lived experiences of Palestinians.
Victoria Brittain is a respected journalist who tirelessly fought the US government on Guantánamo Bay in articles and books. Her work on women and children in conflict have transformed war reporting; subverting tired militaristic narratives.
Noam Chomsky is one of the most cited scholars in history and has profoundly shaped contemporary understanding of American politics. An ally of anarcho-syndicalists the world over, he writes on linguistics, history and politics.
Frantz Fanon is the esteemed author of classics of colonial writing. His theorising of the relationship between racism, colonialism and mental illness has made him an inspiration to people fighting liberation struggles, from Palestine to Harlem.
Richard Falk was the former UN special rapporteur to Palestine. His unparalleled scholarship on Israel/Palestine is informed by a deep commitment to humanist thought and an optimism for the future of the Palestinian struggle.
Peter Fryer was a jazz-playing Marxist author, he was expelled from the Communist Party in 1956 for rejecting Stalinism, and later fought the imperial mendacity of whitewashed British history, authoring the now-classic Staying Power.
Tansy E. Hoskins is a writer and activist, campaigning previously for Stop the War Coalition and the CND, she is now focused on exposing the misogyny, exploitation and wastefulness obscured by the glamour and allure of the fashion industry.