"Jim Petras is one of the best informed political scientists of his generation."--Tom Brass, Editor, The Journal of Peasant Studies, Cambridge
"James Petras is #59 in its list of America's 100 most influential liberals (ahead of Noam Chomsky and Stephen Colbert)"--The UK Daily Telegraph
About the Author
James Petras is a Bartle Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology at Binghamton University, New York. He is the author of 63 books published in 29 languages, and over 560 articles in professional journals, such as the American Sociological Review, British Journal of Sociology, and Social Research. He has published over 2000 articles in nonprofessional journals such as the New York Times, Guardian, Nation, Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Policy, New Left Review, Partisan Review, TempsModerne, Le Monde Diplomatique. His commentary is widely carried on the internet, and his views solicited by media.