About Us

Bill Weinberg is an award-winning 20-year veteran journalist in the fields of human rights, ecology and war. He is the author of Homage to Chiapas: The New Indigenous Struggles in Mexico, now available from Verso Books, and War on the Land:Ecology and Politics in Central America (Zed Books 1991). As a correspondent and contributing editor for Native Americas,the quarterly journal of hemispheric indigenous issues, he has won three awards from the Native American Journalists Association for his reportage from Nicaragua to Arizona. With Ann-Marie Hendrickson, he co-produces the anarchist talk-show Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade (Tuesdays at midnight on WBAI-NY, 99.5 FM). His work has appeared in The Nation, Newsday, In These Times, High Times, Indian Country Today, The Mexico City News, Toward Freedom, The Ecologist, Earth Island Journal, and numerous other publications. He was also a regular contributor to New York’s Guardian newsweekly in its final years. He lives on New York’s Lower East Side.

David Bloom is a professional researcher and journalist. He has been a computer consultant and a sawyer. His work has appeared in The Nation (online edition), The Electronic Intifada, The Palestine Chronicle, Counterpunch, San Francisco Bay View, Antifa Info-Bulletin, and the Shadow. He lives in New York’s Greenwich Village.

Subuhi Jiwani is a journalist, poet, and essayist who has a degree in Cultural Studies from Eugene Lang College, New School for Social Research. Her journalistic work has appeared in Samar: South Asian Magazine for Action and Reflection and on Z Net. Her creative work has appeared in Lines Magazine. She lives in New York City.

Wynde Priddy is a musician, activist and aspiring journalist. Born in Texas, she now lives in Harlem, New York, and works at WBAI Radio.

Sarah Ferguson is a freelance journalist and former radio pirate whose work has appeared in the Village Voice, The Nation, Mother Jones, Utne Reader, High Times, Esquire, Details, Vibe, Spin, City Limits, the San Francisco Chronicle, Pacific News Service, World Business and other publications. She lives in New York’s Lower East Side.

Peter Gorman has been covering the War on Drugs as an investigative journalist for nearly two decades. While most of that time has been spent with High Times magazine–where he was executive editor for several years–he has also been published in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the on-line Narco News Bulletin and numerous other newspapers and magazines. During the past several years he has spent much time in Peru, investigating the impacts of US-imposed Drug War militarization in that country first hand.

Sarah Robbins is a freelance writer and editor whose work has appeared in Newsday, ArtNews, TimeOut New York, and The American Book Review, among other publications. She is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where she also received a degree in literature. Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Robbins lives in New York City. She is currently at work on a novel.