Articles by aaroncynic




Natalie Solidarity writes at Diatribe Media: Boots on the ground is one aspect of protest, arguably the most fun, most invigorating, and proffers the sentiment that our voices and bodies are transforming…




Aaron Cynic writes at Diatribe Media: Freedom of speech had a hat trick of victories last week, proving that despite the interest of law enforcement and other machinations of the state to…








Rachel Allshiny writes at Occupied Stories: Chicago, IL–For someone who’s never been arrested, I sure spend a lot of time at Cook County Jail lately. As part of Occupy Chicago’s ongoing jail…



Aaron Cynic writes at Diatribe Media: Recently, House of Representatives panel discussed potentially amending the Espionage Act to prosecute journalists who report leaked information. In response to several instances where reporters have…


“As his face faded from the television screen, the light in my eyes dimmed.” Natalie Solidarity writes at Diatribe Media: My gentle friend was returned to state custody even as I willed…


Aaron Cynic writes at Diatribe Media: American law enforcement agencies continue to increase their surveillance on an otherwise fairly complacent citizenry, logging an incredible amount of requests for information regarding cell phone…




“The proliferation of political demonstrations and resistance that gained traction under the moniker “Occupy” breathed new life into experimental political practice. We feel that this development is poised to reinvigorate critical and…