About Dissident Voice
and Publisher Sunil K. Sharma is a musician, writer/researcher, and merry agitator based
in Santa Rosa, CA. He did his undergraduate work in Music at Sonoma State
University. He is formerly a researcher with the media watchdog group
The Current Plight of the Kosovo Roma,
groundbreaking survey based on the field
research and compiled reports of historian Paul Polansky, published by
Voice of Roma
in Graton, CA. His articles have appeared in Z Magazine, CounterPunch,
Yellow Times, Palestine Chronicle, and Left Turn among others.
He has also contributed
essays to the book
Left Out! How Liberals
Helped Reelect George W. Bush
by Joshua Frank. Sunil performs music
frequently in the Northern California Bay Area. He is a composer and
guitarist for Reality Check, a violently anti-“smooth jazz”, jazz-rock
He is currently
“Faces in the Mirror,” a CD of his original compositions,
which will be available in the spring of 2007.
He can be reached at:
DV Co-Editor Kim
Petersen is an average dude who enjoys scuba diving, working out, and
advancing the struggle for a world based on principles of peaceful and
equitable sharing and respect for the environment and life. He studied at
universities in occupied British Columbia, Canada and Norway. He contributed
“Western Imperialism and China” to the upcoming Alternative Atlas,
which critiques imperialism around the world over the last 15 years, to be
published by French editor Le Temps des Cerises in October 2005. His
articles have appeared in various progressive media, and he has been a
contributing writer to Dissident Voice since 2002. He can be reached at:
DV Co-Editor Joshua Frank was born and raised in Montana and currently lives in New York. He is a long-time contributing writer to Dissident Voice, and is author of Left Out! How Liberals Helped Reelect George W. Bush (Common Courage Press, 2005), and the forthcoming Red State Rebels, to be published by AK Press in March 2008. He has appeared as a political commentator on MSNBC as well as numerous radio programs. His investigative reports and columns have appeared in many publications, among them: CounterPunch, Z Magazine, Alternet, Guerilla News Network, Lew Rockwell, Common Dreams, Antiwar.com, Clamor, Metro New York, Green Left Weekly, Left Turn Magazine, and the Anderson Valley Advertiser. He has also contributed essays for several books: Dime’s Worth of Difference: Beyond the Lesser of Two Evils (CounterPunch/AK Press, 2004), Independent Politics: The Green Party Strategy Debate (Haymarket Books, 2006), Beyond Borders (Worth Publishers, 2006), as well as the Introduction to Ward Churchill's forthcoming book, Speaking Truth in the Teeth of Power, to be published by AK Press in early 2007. Joshua edits BrickBurner.org, the official blog of Dissident Voice. He can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Main page photo by Brian Marsh. Anti-War protest, San Francisco, CA, February 16, 2003. (C) 2003 Brian Marsh. Email: email@example.com.