Ben Stiller and Janeane Garofalo are currently touring the world, bringing their unique message of enlightenment and hope to seekers everywhere.
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Jim Hightower is a political spark plug who has spent 25 years battling Washington and Wall Street on behalf of working families, consumers, environmentalists, small businesses and just plain folk. He confesses that he has been a practicing politician, serving two terms as Texas' elected agriculture commisioner. In addition to his popular radio broadcasts, his speechifying and all-around agitating, he publishes the biweekly political newsletter "The Hightower Lowdown". His previous bestseller was "There's Nothing in the Middle of the Road but Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos."
Biafra was the lead singer for the Dead Kennedys.
Greg Proops is a stand-up comic from San Francisco, best known for his unpredictable appearances on Whose Line Is It Anyway?, which is back on TV on the CW network. Greg's chart-topping podcast, "The Smartest Man in the World," has been downloaded more than nine million times. Greg has also been a voice actor in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and The Nightmare Before Christmas, and he has played Bob in Bob the Builder. He lives in Hollywood.
Author of two NYT's bestsellers (Armed Madhouse and Best Democracy Money can buy), Greg Palast is an investigator of corporate fraud and racketeering turned journalist. His writings appear in Harper's, the BBC, the Guardian, and Democracy Now.
Medea Benjamin is a cofounder of the peace group CODEPINK and the international human rights organization Global Exchange. A former economist and nutritionist with the United Nations and World Health Organization, she is the author or editor of eight books. Her articles appear regularly in publications such as the Huffington Post, CommonDreams, AlterNet and OpEd News.