P. Sainath is India’s most highly awarded journalist and a winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Prize. Sainath’s book Everybody Loves A Good Drought was declared a Penguin Classic in 2013 and remains Penguin India’s highest selling non-fiction volume. He is the founder and editor of the People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI).
Siddhartha Deb is the author of two novels and The Beautiful and the Damned. A columnist for the The New York Times Book Review and a contributing editor the The New Republic, his writing has appeared in the Guardian, The New York Times, The Baffler, The Nation, n+1, and The Times Literary Supplement.
Nermeen Shaikh is a producer and co-host at Democracy Now! in New York City. She recently presented a TEDx talk in Budapest on the stories of dispossession underlying our civilization. She has an M.Phil. in politics from Cambridge University, and is the author of The Present as History: Critical Perspectives on Global Power.