Writer Jessica Valenti is founder of the blog Feministing.com. She is a three-time author, and her writing has appeared in Ms., The Guardian, and Bitch.
Jan Gross studies modern Europe, focusing on comparative politics, totalitarian and authoritarian regimes, Soviet and East European politics, and the Holocaust.
David Rocks is senior editor at BusinessWeek magazine, where he oversees the magazine's correspondents and coordinating bureaus from Mexico City to Mumbai.
Katrina vanden Heuvel has been the editor of The Nation since 1995 and publisher since 2005. She is a frequent commentator on American and international politics on TV, and her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times. Owen Johnson conducted the interview.
After 32 years as a volunteer paratrooper, Alasdair Hutton became a member of the Queen’s Bodyguard for Scotland, his native country. He also worked as a radio journalist in Australia and as a print journalist in Melbourne.