Christopher Scheer, Robert Scheer, and Lakshmi Chaudhry

CHRISTOPHER SCHEER is managing editor of AlterNet.org, the popular news and commentary website. Scheer has written screenplays for Oliver Stone and previously worked for the San Francisco Examiner.

ROBERT SCHEER is the author of six books, a nationally syndicated columnist based at the Los Angeles Times, the host of NPR affiliate KCRW's Left, Right, and Center, and the editor of Truthdig.com.

LAKSHMI CHAUDHRY is a senior editor at AlterNet.org.