Antony Loewenstein is an independent journalist, best–selling author, filmmaker and co–founder of Declassified Australia. He's written for The Guardian, The New York Times, The New York Review of Books and many others. His books include PILLS, POWDER AND SMOKE, DISASTER CAPITALISM and MY ISRAEL QUESTION. His documentary films include Disaster Capitalism and the Al Jazeera English films West Africa's Opioid Crisis and Under the Cover of Covid. He was based in East Jerusalem 2016–2020. His forthcoming book, out in May 2023, is THE PALESTINE LABORATORY: HOW ISRAEL EXPORTS THE TECHNOLOGY OF OCCUPATION AROUND THE WORLD.