Global Markets' Massive Extraterritorial Power Roger C. Altman, Roger C. Altman, an investment banker, served in the U.S. Treasury under President Jimmy Carter and as deputy secretary of the U.S. Treasury in the first Clinton administration
Is This Finally the End of the Imperial Presidency? Eric Alterman, Eric Alterman is a visiting professor of media studies at Hofstra University and columnist for the Nation and MSNBC. He is author of the upcoming, "His Democracy Matters: Who Speaks for Americans."
His Defining Moment STEVE PROFFITT, Steve Proffitt, a contributing editor to The Times' Sunday Opinion section, is director of the JSM New Media Lab, the interactive arm of JSM+ Communications, a Los Angeles-based advertising agency
Before the Bulldozers LAWRENCE WESCHLER, Lawrence Weschler, a staff writer at The New Yorker, is the author of "Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder," about that other great L.A. institution, the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Culver City
The Benefactor SUZANNE MUCHINC, Suzanne Muchnic is The Times' art writer