vol.7, no.3, (November 2001)




Carl Boggs is the author of numerous books in the fields of contemporary social and political theory, European politics, and popular movements, including The Impasse of European Communism (1982), The Two Revolutions: Gramsci and the Dilemmas of Western Marxism (1984), Social Movements and Political Power (1986), Intellectuals and the Crisis of Modernity (1993), The Socialist Tradition: from Crisis to Decline (1996), and The End of Politics: Corporate Power and the Decline of the Public Sphere (2000).  With Tom Pollard, he is completing a book titled Postmodern Cinema.  He has taught at Washington University in St. Louis, UCLA, USC, UC, Irvine, and Carleton University in Ottawa.  For the past 13 years has has been professor of social sciences at National University in Los Angeles.

Tim Duvall is Assistant Professor of Government and Politics at St. John's University in New York.  He has published articles, with co-author Paul Dotson, on Aristotle and Nietzsche.  He is currently deepening his critique of the science of politics in a book entitled "Political Science: The Discipline, Citizenship, and American Democracy."

Takis Fotopoulos is  a writer and the editor of Democracy and Nature; he is also a columnist for the Athens Daily Eleftherotypia. He was previously (1969-1989) Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of North London. He is the author of Towards An Inclusive Democracy  (London & New York: Cassell, 1997) which was also published in  Italian  and Greek and will shortly appear in German, French and Spanish. He is also the author of several books in Greek (Dependent Development; The Gulf War; The Neo-Liberal Consensus; The New World Order; Drugs; The New Order in the Balkans; Religion, Autonomy and Democracy; From the Athenian Democracy to Inclusive Democracy). Apart from his numerous writings in D&N and other journals, he has also made several contributions to French, German, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian and Greek publications.

Alexandros Gezerlis is  co-ordinator  of  the  editorial  assistants  of  Democracy  &  Nature and editor of the Greek journal Inclusive Democracy.  He  is  currently studying  Electrical  and  Computer  Engineering  at  the  National  Technical  University  of  Athens, while  his  main  research  interests  lie  in  the  field  of  theoretical  Physics.  He  is  a  political  activist  and  in the past he has published articles in various  Greek libertarian  journals

Manussos Marangudakis is a lecturer of sociology in the University of Ulster. His main area of research is the history of our relationship with nature and in particular the role of Western and Eastern Christianity in the symbolism of nature and in shaping attitudes towards the environment. He has written a series of articles in Environmental Ethics, Review of Religious Research, and the British Journal of Sociology on religion and the idea of nature and he has also contributed articles in Telos, Democracy and Nature, and Sociological Spectrum on ecology and irrationalism.

Chamsy Ojeili completed his doctoral thesis under the title "A Post-modern Socialism?" in 2000. He is currently Lecturer in Communication at The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand. He is the author of a forthcoming article in New Political Science (23:2, June 2001), and he is on the editorial board of the journal New Zealand Sociology.