Leaks about U.S. domestic surveillance continued to generate energy. The NSA are crazy hoarders with a limitless budget. Public reaction is mixed because the issue is complex. After 9/11 regulations and secret courts overseeing already existent domestic spying were allowed to be by-passed. This loop hole combined with unlimited growth in homeland security, continued loss of rights, and a public that clamors for it all, creates a brave new world built on a series of progressions in the recent past. A massive private industry has grown and Continue reading →
I spend most of my time writing on Facebook instead of other platforms. The critique I hear for this choice, “to do something more with my time”, inevitably ends with a suggestion to make a product of some kind. Facebook is the wild frontier of writing. I feel comfortable being in a medium that is so undeveloped in the way I’m using it, people do not always see it as “something”. I think in response, subconsciously at first, I began this project today: a daily selection of fragments from Facebook.
My roommate, photojournalist and activist Jenna Pope reported from protests Istanbul all day: