Utsa Patnaik is professor emerita and Prabhat Patnaik is professor emeritus at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning School of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University. Utsa’s books include The Agrarian Question in the Neoliberal Era (2011) and The Republic of Hunger and Other Essays (2007). Prabhat is the author most recently of The Value of Money (Columbia, 2009) and Re-envisioning Socialism (2011).
David Harvey is a distinguished professor in the anthropology, history, and Earth and environmental sciences programs at CUNY's Graduate Center. His books include Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism (2014), Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution (2012), and Cosmopolitanism and the Geographies of Freedom (Columbia, 2009).