April Short is an Oakland-based associate editor at AlterNet. She writes regular stories for AlterNet, and heads up special coverage of drug policy and health. Her work has also appeared in Salon, Truthout, In These Times and various Bay Area publications. She received her BA in literature and history at UC Santa Cruz. Follow her on Twitter: @AprilMShort.
Cliff Weathers is AlterNet's senior editor and covers environmental and consumer issues. He's a former deputy editor at Consumer Reports and blogger at Left of the Hudson and NYaltnews, two erstwhile New York-based blogs. His work has also appeared in Car and Driver, Playboy, Salon, and Detroit Monthly.
Allegra Kirkland is AlterNet's associate managing editor. Her writing has appeared in the Chicago Reader, Salon, Daily Serving and The Nation. Born and raised in New York, she received her BA in history from Oberlin College.
Max Blumenthal is AlterNet's senior writer. Max is an award-winning reporter and the author of two books, most recently Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel.