International Advisory Board

  • Hedy d'Ancona (NL), former minister of welfare, health and culture, former state secretary for emancipation, initiator and first editor of the feminist monthly Opzij, author of Het persoonlijke is politiek. (2003)
  • Atilio Boron (Arg.), Professor of Political and Social Theory, University of Buenos Aires, Executive Secretary, Consejo Latinoamericano de ciencias sociales/CLACSO, author of Political mobilization and political crisis in Chile, 1920-1970 (1970); State, Capitalism and Democracy in Latin America (1995); Empire and Imperialism: A Critical Reading of Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri (2005)
  • Natalie Zemon Davis (U.S.), Emeritus Professor of History, Princeton University, author of Society and Culture in Early Modern France: eight essays (1975); Women on the Margins: Three Seventeenth Century Lives (1997); Trickster Travels, a Sixteenth Century Moslim Between Worlds (2007)
  • Fiona Dove (NL/SA), 1985-1995, organizer and coordinator of research and education for the South African Congress of Trade Unions; since 1995, Director, TransNational Institute (Amsterdam)
  • Terry Eagleton (U.K.), John Edward Taylor Professor of English, University of Manchester, author of The Function of Criticism: From the Spectator to Post-Structuralism (1985); The Illusions of Postmodernism (1996); Criticism and Ideology: A Study in Marxist Literary Theory, New Edition (2006)
  • Gabriel Kolko (NL/Can.), Emeritus Professor of History, York University (Toronto), author of The Triumph of Conservatism (1977); Century of War: Politics, Conflicts and Society Since 1914 (1995); After Socialism (2006)
  • Joan Martinez-Alier (Sp.), Professor of Economics, Barcelona, author of De La Economia Ecologica Al Ecologismo Popular (1992); El ecologismo de los pobres: conflictos ambientales y lenguajes de valoración (2005); (with Inge Ropke) Recent Developments in Ecological Economics (2008)
  • Bill McKibben (U.S.), Environmental scholar in residence, Middlebury College (Vt.), author of Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age (2004); Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future (2007); (with Al Gore) American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau (2008)
  • Claus Offe (Ger.), Professor emeritus of Sociology, Humboldt University (Berlin), author of Contradictions of the Welfare State (1984); Modernity and the State: East, West (1996); Reflections on America: Tocqueville, Weber and Adorno in the United States (2005)
  • Jan Pronk (NL), former member of the Dutch and European Parliaments, former Minister of Development Cooperation, Former Minister of Environment, special U.N. envoy to Sudan (2004-2006), currently Director of the Inter-Church Peace Council (IKV)
  • Richard Sennett (U.K./U.S.), Professor of Sociology, London University, author of The Uses of Disorder: Personal identity & city life (1971); The Fall of Public Man (1977); The Culture of the New Capitalism (2007)
  • Waldon Bello, Executive Director, Focus on the Global South and Professor of Sociology, University of the Philippines, author of People and Power in the Pacific (1992), Dark Victory: The United States and Global Poverty (1999), and Dilemmas of Domination: the Unmaking of the American Empire (2005)
  • Susan George, Honorary President of Attac (France) and TNI Fellow, author of The Lugano Report. On preserving capitalism in the 21st century (1999), La Pensée enchaînée Comment les droites laïque et religieuse se sont emparées de l'Amérique (2007), We the Peoples of Europe (2008)