Joshua Cohen was born in 1980 in New Jersey. He is the author of five books, including the novels "Cadenza for the Schneidermann Violin Concerto," "A Heaven of Others," and "Witz." Cohen's essays have appeared in "The Forward," "Nextbook," "The Believer, " and "Harper's." He lives in Brooklyn, NY. Joel Rogers is Professor of Law and Sociology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Director of COWS. His many books include" On Democracy," "Right Turn," "The Forgotten Majority," and "What Workers Want." A longtime activist, Rogers was identified by "Newsweek "as one of the 100 Americans most likely to shape U.S. politics and culture in the 21st century. Ira Katznelson is Columbia University's Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History. Having served as president of the American Political Science Association, he is a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. He is also the author of "When Affirmative Action Was White." Erik Olin Wright is Vilas Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of many books, including "Classes," "Interrogating Inequality," " Class Counts," "Deepening Democracy" (with Archon Fung), and "Envisioning Real Utopias." For more information on Envisioning Real Utopias and the Real Utopias project, and to access book content, please visit realutopias.org (site in progress).