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Peter Singer

Peter Singer

Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University

Peter Singer is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He specializes in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from… more

Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser

Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser

Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy

M. Zuhdi Jasser, M.D., is the Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD). A devout Muslim, Dr. Jasser founded AIFD in the wake of the 9/11… more

Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes

President, Middle East Forum

Daniel Pipes is one of the world’s foremost analysts on the Middle East and Islam. Pipes is President of the Middle East Forum, a nonprofit organization he founded in 1994… more

David Keating

David Keating

President, Center for Competitive Politics

David Keating is the president of the Center for Competitive Politics (CCP), the only organization dedicated solely to protecting First Amendment political free speech rights through litigation, education and advocacy.… more

Trevor Potter

Trevor Potter

President and General Counsel of the Campaign Legal Center

Trevor Potter is a lawyer, former commissioner (1991–1995) and chairman (1994) of the United States Federal Election Commission.  He is the founder, President, and General Counsel of the Campaign Legal… more

Sue Tierney

Tierney, Sue

Managing Principal at Analysis Group; Former Assistant Secretary for Policy at U.S. Dept. of Energy.

Susan Tierney is a Managing Principal at Analysis Group, where she specializes in the electric and gas industries. She has consulted to companies, governments, non-profits, and other organizations on energy… more

Katherine Hudson

Hudson, Katherine

Watershed Program Director at Riverkeeper

Katherine Hudson is the Watershed Program Director at Riverkeeper, a member-supported watchdog organization dedicated to defending the Hudson River and protecting the drinking water supply of nine million New York… more

Joe Nocera

Nocera, Joe

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

Joe Nocera is an op-ed columnist. Before joining The Opinion Pages, he wrote the Talking Business column for The New York Times and was a staff writer for The New… more

Deborah Goldberg

Goldberg, Deborah

Managing Attorney at Earthjustice

Deborah Goldberg is a Managing Attorney at Earthjustice, the world’s first and largest nonprofit environmental law firm, where she focuses on legal advocacy and litigation related to global warming and… more

Jason Whitlock

Whitlock, Jason

FOXSports.com National Columnist

Jason Whitlock is a national columnist for FOXSports.com and an all-sports insider and contributor to FOX Sports Radio. Whitlock was an All-State offensive lineman in high school in Indianapolis and… more