George Farah, Executive Director: George Farah is the founder of Open Debates and an antitrust attorney at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll. He is the author of the book No Debate: How the Republican and Democratic Parties Secretly Control the Presidential Debates by Seven Stories Press. His articles have been published in The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Denver Post, Christian Science Monitor, For Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, Extra! Magazine, and other publications. He has appeared on dozens of television programs, including "Nightline," "NOW with Bill Moyers," "20/20," "CBS Evening News," "NBC Nightly News," "CNN Lou Dobbs Tonight," "Countdown with Keith Olbermann," "ABC World News," "Fox & Friends," "CNN American Morrning" and "MSNBC's Lester Holt Live." He has been interviewed on hundreds of radio shows. He graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School.
Christopher Shaw, Organizing Director: Chris Shaw received a B.A. in history from Cornell University and is earning his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of the book Preserving The People's Post Office by Essential Books. His articles have appeared in The Grand Forks Herald, Durham Herald-Sun and other publications, and he has been interviewed on radio shows around the country. He was previously employed at the League of Conservation Voters.