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    2008 Participants

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    Gordon Adams

      Professor of International Relations, School of International Service, American University, Washington

    Margot Adler

      New York City Correspondent and Host, Justice Talking, National Public Radio

    Arturo Ardila-Gómez

      Urban Transport Specialist, The World Bank, Washington

    Richard Aregood

      Senior Vice President, Communications, The Marcus Group, Little Falls, New Jersey

    George B. N. Ayittey

      Distinguished Economist, American University, Washington

    Bijoux Barbosa

      Musician, Denver

    Rony Barrak

      Musician, Beirut

    Roberta Baskin

      Investigative Reporter, WJLA-TV, Washington

    Chip Berlet

      Senior Analyst, Political Research Associates, Somerville, Massachusetts

    Jello Biafra

      Singer; Songwriter; Spoken Word Artist; Activist; Actor; Proprietor, Alternative Tentacles Records, San Francisco

    Charlie Bisharat

      Musician, Pacific Palisades, California

    Patrick Boel

      Management Consultant, Rotterdam

    Peter G. Bourne

      Visiting Scholar, Green College, Oxford; Chairman of the Board, Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba, Washington

    Lillian Boutté

      Entertainer; Singer, Beidenfleth, Germany

    Janet Breslin-Smith

      Professor Emeritus, National War College, Salem, New Hampshire

    Shahnaz Bukhari

      Clinical Psychologist; Founder and President, Progressive Women's Association; Publisher, Women's World, Islamabad, Pakistan

    Sandra Person Burns

      Chief Executive Officer, MS Health Partners, Jackson, Mississippi

    Sasha Cagen

      Writer; Publisher, San Francisco

    Oscar Castro-Neves

      Musician and Composer, Los Angeles

    Wendy J. Chamberlin

      President, Middle East Institute; Ambassador, United States Department of State (ret.), Washington

    Joseph Cirincione

      President, Ploughshares Fund, Washington

    Greg Collins

      Managing Director, The Lakeline Group, Shanghai

    Shonaleigh Cumbers

      Storyteller, Derbyshire

    Caroline Daniel

      Comment Editor, The Financial Times, London

    Chuck Dietzen

      President and Founder, The Timmy Foundation, Indianapolis

    Lou Dubose

      Journalist, Austin

    Michael Elliott

      Editor, Time International, New York City

    Jim Emerson

      Writer; Film Critic; Editor, Seattle

    Margaret Engel

      Managing Editor, The Newseum, Washington

    Sharon Eubanks

      Senior Pro Bono Counsel, Holland & Knight, Washington

    Shelley Fabares

      Actor, Los Angeles

    Maddalena A. Fallucchi

      Theatre Director; Author; Manager of Cultural Events, Rome

    Mike Farrell

      Actor; Producer; Author, Los Angeles

    Alex Filippenko

      Professor of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley

    James Gordon Finlayson

      Professor of Philosophy, University of Sussex

    Mike Franc

      Vice President, Government Relations, The Heritage Foundation, Washington

    John Gaventa

      Professor, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

    Robert George

      Associate Editorial Page Editor, New York Post, New York City

    Ahmad Ghoreishi

      Professor Emeritus, National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey

    Brad Goode

      Professor of Music, University of Colorado at Boulder

    Dave Grusin

      Musician; Composer; Arranger, Santa Fe

    Don Grusin

      Music and Video Producer; Composer; Arranger, Los Angeles

    Gianni Morelenbaum Gualberto

      Artistic Director, Music Series, Teatro Manzoni, Milan

    Mel Gurtov

      Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University

    Jay Harris

      President and Publisher, Mother Jones, San Francisco

    Mark Jonathan Harris

      Distinguished Professor, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California

    S. Azmat Hassan

      Professor, The John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey

    Simon Hoggart

      Parliamentary Correspondent, The Guardian, London

    Vicki Huddleston

      Ambassador, United States Department of State (ret.), Santa Fe

    Mary Hughes

      Co-founder and President, Staton Hughes, San Francisco

    Andy Ihnatko

      Tech Columnist, The Chicago Sun-Times, Westwood, Massachusetts

    Juniper Jairala

      Aerospace Engineer, Andrews Space, Incorporated; Fire Dancer, Open Flame Dance Theater, Seattle

    Terri Jentz

      Author; Journalist; Screenwriter; Activist, Santa Monica

    Charles Jess

      Consular Section Chief, United States Consulate General, Shanghai

    Andrew Kassoy

      Co-founder, B Lab, New York City

    James Kimonyo

      Ambassador from Rwanda to the United States, Washington

    Achim D. Köddermann

      Professor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Oneonta

    Tim Long

      Co-executive Producer and Writer, The Simpsons, Los Angeles

    Rachel Maddow

      Host, The Rachel Maddow Show, Air America, New York City

    Mohammad J. Mahallati

      Co-founder and Trustee, Ilex Foundation, Boston

    David Margolick

      Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair, New York City

    Mike Marlier

      Professor of Music, University of Denver

    Jurek Martin

      Newspaper Columnist, Washington

    Terry McNally

      Radio Host; Media and Message Consultant; Screenwriter; Author, Los Angeles

    Mike Moore

      Research Fellow, The Independent Institute, Palmyra, Missouri

    Judith Morrison

      Director for South America and the Caribbean, Inter-American Foundation, Arlington

    William Nack

      Freelance Writer, Washington

    Derek Nash

      Musician; Composer; Record Company Director, Producer and Engineer, Bexley, Kent

    Shamako D. Noble

      President, Hip Hop Congress, San Jose

    Josip Novakovich

      Professor of English, Penn State University, University Park

    Daniel Odescalchi

      President, Strategic Advantage International, Pleasant Valley, New York

    Peter Pringle

      Author, New York City

    Frank Quintero

      Musician, Miami

    James Randi

      President, James Randi Educational Foundation, Fort Lauderdale

    Evelyn Resh

      Sexuality Counselor; Director, Sexual Health Services, Canyon Ranch Resorts, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

    Karambu Ringera

      Founder and President, International Peace Initiatives, Kenya

    Doug Roble

      Creative Director of Software, Digital Domain, Venice, California

    William Ryerson

      President, Population Media Center, Shelburne, Vermont

    Antonio Sacre

      Performer; Storyteller; Author, Hollywood

    Stuart Schoffman

      Writer, Jerusalem

    Leonard Shlain

      Chairman, Laparoscopic Surgery, California-Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco

    Shodekeh

      Beatboxer, Baltimore

    Seth Shostak

      Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute, Mountain View, California

    Jim Smith

      Brigadier General, United States Air Force (ret.), Salem, New Hampshire

    Fintan R. Steele

      Executive Vice President, Life Sciences and Molecular Medicine, Feinstein Kean Healthcare, Medford, Massachusetts

    Michael Stoff

      Professor of History, University of Texas, Austin

    Mark Trahant

      Editor, Editorial Pages, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Sanho Tree

      Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington

    Trân Manh Tuân

      Composer; Arranger; Saxophonist, Ho Chi Minh City

    Harvey Wasserman

      Author; Activist, Columbus, Ohio

    Liz Weir

      Storyteller; Writer, Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides

      Founder Astronaut, Virgin Galactic; Blogger, Wired Science; Director, U.S. Operations, Space Generation Advisory Council, Washington

    Timothy E. Wirth

      President, United Nations Foundation, Washington

    Joy Zarembka

      Executive Director, Break The Chain Campaign, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington

    John K. Zwerling

      Criminal Defense Attorney, Alexandria

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