Featured Authors


Name Description
Ackbar Abbas
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, China
  • 2006, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong
Ana Amorim
  • Performance  Artist
Ana Esther Ceceña
  •  Doctorado de Tercer Ciclo en Relaciones Económicas Internacionales / Directora del Observatorio Latinoamericano de Geopolítica
Ariel Salleh
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  • Author
  • Sociologist
Ashish Kothari
Ashish Kothari
  • Researcher
  • Activist
  • Author
Aylin Topal
  • Assistant Professor at Middle East Technical University
Beatriz Bissio
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  • Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Correspondent for various media in Latin America
  • Journalist
Carl Middleton
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  • Lecturer on the International Development Studies Program in the Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University
Cecile Mukarubuga
  • Gender Expert at Office of the President in Togo
  • Former UNWOMEN and UNFPA Representative in West Africa countries
  • Board Member of Peace Women Across the Globe (PWAG), Africa Sustainability Center (ASCENT) and Green Village Foundation(GVF)
Chan Shun Hing
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Awarded PhD from the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Peking University
Chet Bowers
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Author
Cui Zhiyuan
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  • Professor
Dai Jinhua
  • Educated in the Department of Chinese Literature, Peking University
  • Former Associate Professor at the Beijing Film Academy
  • Author
David Barkin
  • Professor
David Harvey
  • Author
  • Professor
Dimitris Konstantakopoulos
  • Journalist
  • Author
  • Specialised on international policy and geopolitics
Ebrima Sall
  • Executive Secretary of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Eduardo Tadem
  • Professor of Asian Studies at the University of the Philippines, Diliman
  • Editor-in-chief of Asian Studies (Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia)
  • Holding a Ph.D in Southeast Asian Studies from the National University of Singapore
  • President of the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC)
Eka Swadiansa
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  • Principal of OSA
  • Through his co-founded vehicles, he is involved in several large scale multimillion USD international tenders across Pacific region, which in turn became the foundation to his research works about Global South’s megacities revitalization pin-coined as the ‘Static City’ theory.
Francois Houtart
  • Professor at the Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales del Ecuador (Quito)
  • Professor at the Université Catholique de Louvain
  • PhD in sociology from the Université Catholique de Louvain, and Honoris Causa Doctorate from the universities of Notre Dame (USA) and La Habana
Francis Loh Kok Wah
  • Completed his PhD studies in Cornell Uni, U.S.A.
  • Professor of Politics at Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang (1979-2012)
  • President of Aliran, a multiethnic human rights and alternative development NGO, and ARENA Fellow.
Francine Mestrum
  • Researcher on matters of globalization and social justice (poverty, inequality, labour markets), gender
  • Currently working on a project of ‘social commons’: social protection as a project for the sustainability of life
  • Member of the board of CETRI (Centre Tricontinental) and member of the International Council of the World Social Forum
Gian Carlo Delgado
  • Economist
  • Lead-author of Chapter 12, Group III, of the 5th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  • Member of the National Research System of the National Science and Technology Council (CONACYT), Mexico
Gustave Massiah
  • Professor
  • Engineer
  • Economist
Helena Norberg-Hodge
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  • Director of Local Futures / ISEC
  • Pioneer of the “new economy” movement
  • Recipient of both the Goi Peace prize and the Right Livelihood Award, or ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’
  • Producer of the award-winning The Economics of Happiness and author of Ancient Futures
Hui Po Keung
  • Associate Professor at the Department of Cultural Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong
  • Programme Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Liberal Studies Programme (2005-2009) at Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Isagani Serrano
  • President of PRRM, Co-convenor of Social Watch Philippines (SWP)
  • President of Earth Day Network Philippines (EDNP)
  • Activist since late 1960s
Issa Shivji
Jacques Berthelot
  • Economist
Joao Pedro Stedile
  • Activist
John Foran
  • Professor
Jonathan Dawson
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  • Author
Jorge Santiago
  • Former Director of Desarrollo Económico y Social de los Mexicanos Indígenas
Lau Kin Chi
  • Associate Professor at the Department of Cultural Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong
  • Member of the International Board of Peace Women Across the Globe (PWAG)
  • Co-chair of the Executive Committee of Asian Regional Exchange for New Alternatives (ARENA)
  • Vice-president of World Forum for Alternatives (WFA)
Lin Chun
  • Doctorate from Cambridge
  • Teacher
  • Author
Lawrence Grossberg
  • Professor
  • Author
Mamdouh Habashi
Marta Harnecker
  • Author
Michael Hudson
  • President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET)
  • Wall Street Financial Analyst
  • Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Author
Michel Bauwens
  •  Founder and Director of the P2P Foundation
M.P. Parameswaran
  • Active member of Communist Party of India (Marxist)
  • Author
Mushakoji Kinhide
  • Professor
  • Working for ARENA
  • Vice-Chairperson of IMADR, RED Network, Central Japan ESD-RCE
Muto Ichiyo
  • Founder of English magazine AMPO
  • Teacher at State University of New York 
  • Board member of the People’s Plan Study Group (PPSG)
Naruemon Thabchumpon
  • Assistant Professor
  • Programme Director of the Master of Arts in International Development Studies at Faculty of Political Science at Chulalongkorn University
Patrick Bond
  • Professor
Paulo Nakatani
  • Professor at the Department of Economics and in Post-Graduate Program in Social Policy of Federal University of Epirto Santo (UFES), in Vitória, Brazil.
  • Former President of the Brazilian Society of Political Economy(SEP, Sociedade Brasileira de Economia Politica) and Director or the academic review of SEP
Pedro Paez
  • Former Minister for the Coordination of Economic Policy for Ecuador
  • President of the Ecuadorian Technical Commission for the New Regional Financial Architecture
  • Member of Plan International and Phoenix Consensus Barcelona, among others activists and intellectuals
  • Superintendent for Market Power Control
Pablo Solon
  • Bolivian
  • Activist
  • Diplomat
Rajani Kannepalli Kanth
  • Professor
  • Affiliated with Harvard University
Rémy Herrera More
Rolien Hoyng
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Faculty member at the Department of Cultural Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong
  • MA from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Sam Moyo
  • Professor
  • Executive Director of the African Institute for Agrarian Studies (AIAS)
  • Holding a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) in development studies and environmental management from Newcastle, England
Samir Amin
  • Professor
  • Economist
  • Founding member of the Council for Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), the Environment for the Development of Africa (ENDA) and the Third World Forum (TWF). CODESRIA’s first Executive Secretary (1973–1975)
  • Founder of the World Forum for Alternatives in 1997
Sima Samar
  • Doctor from Afghanistan
  • Laureate of the Right Livelihood Award (2012).
  • The first Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Women’s Affairs in Afghanistan from 2001 to 2002
  • Chair of the first Human Rights Commission in the history of Afghanistan
  • Founder and current chair of the Shuhada Organisation which focuses on livelihood projects, human and women’s rights, and literacy campaigns for women.
Sonja Lokar
  • Professor
  • Left wing politician
  • Feminist
Sit Tsui, Margaret Jade

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  • Associate Professor
  • Fellow of Asian Regional Exchange for New Alternatives (ARENA)
  • Associate coordinator of a development organization, China Social Services and Development Research Centre (CSD)
Srecko Horvat
  • Philosopher, author and political activist
  • One of the central thinkers of the new left in the region of Eastern Europe
  • Regular contributor to The Guardian, AL Jazeera and New York Times
  • One of the founders of the Subversive Festival in Zagreb. Horvat
Teresa Tadem
  • President of the Philippine Political Science Association
  • Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee, Philippine Social Science Council
  • Director of the Third World Studies Center and editor of Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies, University of the Philippines, Diliman (2004-2010)
  • Visiting Research Scholar at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Japan in 2010
Vasilis Kostakis
  • Senior Research Fellow at the Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance (TUT)
  • Research Coordinator of the P2P Foundation
  • Member of the CommonsTransition Team
Vinod Raina

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  • Physicist
  • Founding member of Eklavya
  • Member of the apex educational body of the Government of India, the Central Advisory Board for Education (CABE)
Walter D Mignolo
  • Professor
Wang Hui
  • Professor
Wen Tiejun
  • Professor
Wim Dierckxsens
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  • Trained as a sociologist at Tilburg University
  • Specialized as a demographer at the Sorbonne.
  • Granted a doctoral degree at the University of Nijmegen with his work “The Limits of capitalism: an approach to globalization without neoliberalism”
Wong Tak Hing, Erebus
  • Researcher
Zhou Li
  • Professor, School of Agriculture Economics and Rural Development, Renmin University of China.
  • Research Professor, The Institute of Advanced Studies for Sustainability, Renmin University of China

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