Despite his comparative anonymity, it may actually turn out to be James Alex, the blogger/artist who kicked off the recent pepper-spray cop meme, who becomes the more important model for the future of Occupy Wall Street than Kalle Lasn, the now-famous head of Adbusters. Let me explain why, through my own encounter with each of them. More»
Jason Adams is a theorist working at the intersection of extra-parliamentary politics, new media and political/cultural movements. He is co-editor with Arun Saldanha of the forthcoming collection Deleuze & Race and has been published in journals such as Radical Philosophy, Critical Inquiry, boundary 2, Theory & Event, New Political Science and PopMatters. Adams holds a PhD from the University of Hawaii's Political Science department and is ABD in Media & Communication at the European Graduate School. He currently serves as Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Theory at Williams College.