Yesterday, I Was Arrested For Singing at the WI Capitol

I was arrested for singing at the Wisconsin State Capitol yesterday. You might wonder how that’s possible. Well, let me back up about two and a half years to February 2011. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker “dropped the bomb” on February 11, 2011 by announcing a last-second, 144-page budget “repair” bill that would get rid of…

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The Turkish Uprising: First-Hand Experiences From an American Photographer

I recently returned to the US after spending about two weeks in Istanbul, Turkey, photographing the uprising and resistance of the citizens there. What began with about 20 activists occupying Gezi Park in an attempt to stop the demolition of the park in order to replace it with a shopping mall turned into a countrywide…

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