Author: Jason Adams
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.

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…)