Thomas R. Pochari is the publisher and editor of World Affairs Monthly a publication that aims to catalyze this revolution in journalism. He was born in 1958 in Denver, Colorado. He studied at Santa Clara University in the San Francisco Bay Area, and in 1980 earned a BS in psychology. He has traveled throughout the world, to more than 80 countries, spending a total of about five years in continuous “on-the-ground” travel. He is a prolific writer, and his analysis of world affairs is respected and admired by many of the world’s policy-makers and leaders in both the “developed” and “developing” world.
Robert J. Gordon is the Stanley G. Harris Professor in the Social Sciences at Northwestern University. His books include The Rise and Fall of American Growth, Productivity Growth, Inflation, and Unemployment and Macroeconomics. Gordon was included in the 2013 Bloomberg list of the nation’s most influential thinkers.