Joseph Stiglitz: http://www.josephstiglitz.com; he is the best and the brightest and the most committed economist – reading his views about topical issues is a must.
Amitai Etzioni: http://www.amitaietzioni.org; he is the leading figure of the communitarian network and the advocate of a well institutionalised civil society.
Amartya Sen: http://www.economics.harvard.edu/faculty/sen; the best economic philosopher and analyst and theoretician and empirical researcher; in other words, he is the broadest economist.
Richard Swedberg: http://www.cornell.edu/faculty/swedberg; the best reviewer in the field of economic sociology and Weber expert.
Rene Girard: http://www.uibk.ac.at/theol/cover/girard.html; the best anthropologist, expert in the foundations of primitive and modern society.