Raj Patel has worked for the World Bank and the WTO and has protested against them on four continents. A writer, activist and academic, he is currently a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley’s Centre for African Studies, an Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and a fellow at the Institute for Food and Development Policy, also known as Food First.
Jason W. Moore is a geographer and world historian at Binghamton University, USA. He writes frequently on environmental history, global crisis, and economic change, and is author or editor of seven books. Moore is best known as the central theorist of the “capitalocene” idea and the world-ecology perspective.