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“These are attacks against the very principle of solidarity.” Committee Against Political Repression. September 1, 2012.

The Black Panthers in Portland.Against the Current. July/August 2012.

Too Much Coffee Man #1 (facsimile edition).” The Comics Journal. June 22, 2012.

The Lives of Sacco and Vanzetti: A Book Review.Toward Freedom. June 7, 2012.

“Weaponizing Anthropology.” Z Magazine. April 2012.

Black Classics Reborn.” In These Times. April 2012.

“The Politics of Security: Policing, Dictatorships, and Resistance.” Toward Freedom. March 9, 2012.

“The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media.” The World and I (Subscription only). March 2012.

The Complete Alan Moore Future Shocks.” The Comics Journal. February 24, 2012.

Batman vs. Robin.” The Comics Journal. February 13, 2012.

Prison Blossoms: Anarchist Voices from the American Pastem>.” Toward Freedom. February 1, 2012.

Alan Moore: Conversations.” The Comics Journal. January 19, 2012.

Cities Under Siege: The New Military Urbanism.” Race and Class. October-December 2011.

Cops for Labor?Dollars and Sense. September/October 2011.

Liar’s Kiss.” The Comics Journal. September 7, 2011.

“Exclusion Zones: Policing Public Space — with Deadly Results — in Portland, Ore.” In These Times. September 2011.

Crash Comics Course in Economics.” Progressive Populist. August 15, 2011.

“Profiles of Provocateurs.” June 9, 2011.

“Strategy Toward a World Without Cops: Police Accountability vs. Abolition.” Slingshot. Summer 2011.

The Weird World of Eerie Publications.” The Comics Journal. May 2, 2011.

The Other Side of the COIN: Counterinsurgency and Community Policing.” Interface: A Journal for and about Social Movements. May 2011.

Tequila Evangelist: Clayton Szczech, ’00.” Reed. March 2011.

Documents of a Zombie Apocalypse.” The Comics Journal. February 16, 2011.

Other Lives: The Night Bookmobile.” The Comics Journal. February 9, 2011.

Wedding Bells and Jail Cells.” In These Times. February 2011.

Politics of Killer Cops and Cop Killers: Police Violence, Resistance, Crisis of Legitimacy.Against the Current. January/February 2011.

“Forty Years of Doonesbury.” The World and I. January 2011.

“Garth Ennis’s Knights of the Sky.” The Comics Journal.

Part One: The Phantom Eagle.” Januarly 19, 2011.
Part Two: Condors: ‘Gentlemen: I hate you all.'” January 20, 2011.
Part Three: Dan Dare: ‘We always fight squalid little men like you.'” January 21, 2011.
Part Four: Finest Hour: ‘I think I owe you something.'” January 24, 2011.
Part Five: J for Jenny, The Night Witches, and more Phantom Eagle: ‘I have made my choice.'” January 25, 2011.
Part Six: Battler Britton and Archangel: ‘The whole truth is unthinkable.’” January 26, 2011.

The Soul of Man Under. . . Anarchism?New Politics. Winter 2011.

“The Door.” Red Blood, Black Sky: A Horror Anthology. Edited by Justin Nicholes. Portland, Oregon: Another Sky Press, 2011.

Lio vs. Calvin: Freudian Funnies.” The Comics Journal. December 1, 2010.

Weird War Tales.The Comics Journal. October 5, 2010.

The Success of Failure.” The Comics Journal. September 20, 2010.

“Portland Police Association Contract Negotiations, Day One.” Portland Indymedia. September 18, 2010.

Garth Ennis’ Crossed, Volume 1.” The Comics Journal. August 19, 2010.

Why Does Your Lily Droop?” OutSmart. August 2010.

War is Boring.” The Comics Journal. July 8, 2010.

“Gun Rights Are Civil Rights.” With Peter Little. Bring the Ruckus. July 1, 2010.

It was the War of the Trenches.” The Comics Journal. June 22, 2010.

False Starts, Part Three of Three: Dazzler #1.” The Comics Journal. June 16, 2010.

Timeless Cartoons.” The Progressive Populist. June 15, 2010.

False Starts, Part Two of Three: Astonishing X-Men #1.The Comics Journal. June 15, 2010.

False Starts, Part One of Three: Avengers #1 and Secret Avengers #1.” The Comics Journal. June 14, 2010.

“Finding Humor in the Dismal Science: Yoram Bauman.” Reed. June 2010.

“Pictures of Dorian Gray, Images of Oscar Wilde.” The Comics Journal.

“Kids Vs. Nazis: Resistance, Book 1.” The Comics Journal. May 5, 2010.

“Explaining Away the Abuse.” West Denver Copwatch. April 14, 2010.

“Two Books on Counterinsurgency and Anthropology.” Z Magazine. April 2010.

“Palestine Revisited.” In These Times. March 2010.

The Roots of Wilde’s Socialist Soul: Ibsen and Shaw, or Morris and Crane.The Oscholars. Spring 2010.

“Police Use of Force: Rethinking How We Arm Portland Police.” Oregon Live. February 26, 2010.

Border Horror, Part Two: 30 Days of Night: Juarez.” The Comics Journal. February 4, 2010.

Border Horror, Part One: Infestacion: The Mythology.” The Comics Journal. February 3, 2010.

The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag.Verbicide. January 29, 2010.

The Work of Porn in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” The Comics Journal. January 27, 2010.

Joe the Barbarian #1.The Comics Journal. January 22, 2010.

BPRD to the Rescue!The Comics Journal. January 19, 2010.

A Narrator in Search of a Protagonist: Looking for Calvin and Hobbes” [review]. The Comics Journal. January 13, 2010.

“The Spanish Civil War, Cartooning, and the Cultural Imagination: No Pasaran!, The Black Order Brigade, and Wolverine.” The Comics Journal.

Liberty Comics.” Verbicide. December 18, 2009.

Tales From Outer Suburbia.” The Comics Journal. December 16, 2009.

The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror #15.” The Comics Journal. December 11, 2009.

Good Grief.” In These Times. December 2009.

The Green Scare, the State’s Priorities, and Day-to-Day Repression.” Eat The State! June 9, 2009.

Critical Resistance at 10: Addressing Abolition, Violence, Race and Gender.” Against the Current. March/April 2009.

‘A Criminal with a Noble Face': Oscar Wilde’s Encounters with the Victorian Gaol.” Perspectives. 2009.

Hidden Torture, False Democracy.” International Socialist Review. September-October 2008.

Talking About Guns, Fighting About Race.In These Times. September 2008.

Charlie Brown’s Skull (& other cartoon medical oddities): A GobQ&A with Michael Paulus.Gobshite Quarterly. June 2008.

Confronting Horror: Writing About Torture.New Politics. Winter 2008.

Counterinsurgency 101.In These Times. March 2007.

Cops Against Brutality [review].” Against the Current. January/February 2007.

Practical Concerns: Comments on Mark Lance’s ‘Fetishizing Process’.” Social Anarchism. 2007.

“Pretend We’re Dead: Capitalist Monsters in American Pop Culture, by Annalee Newitz [review].” Verbicide. November 15, 2006.

Abu Ghraib Still Standing: ‘A Fitting Symbol’.” Eat The State! May 25, 2006.

Undercover Cover-Up.” In These Times. May 2006.

The Global Cartooning Crisis: American Artists Respond.” The CUNY Graduate Center Advocate. March 2006. Reprinted in Against the Current. July/August 2006.

Racial Profiling: Fact, Fiction, and Function.” Bring the Ruckus. February 2006. Reprinted on April 9, 2006.

“Introduction: Speaking of Repression.” The New State Repression by Ken Lawrence. (Portland, Oregon: Tarantula, 2006).

Torturers ‘R’ Us: President Bush Denies Reality.” In These Times. December 19, 2005.

Non-Linear Narrative and Sequential Art: Alan Moore’s Superhero Deconstruction.” Is It A Book? August 2, 2005.

The Case for Comics Journalism: Artist-Reporters Leap Tall Conventions in a Single Bound.” Columbia Journalism Review. March/April 2005.

Caging Race and Gender: Are Prisons Obsolete? [review].” Against the Current. Number 114. January/February 2005.

The Demand for Order and the Birth of Modern Policing.” Monthly Review. December 2003.

Batman Versus The Man [review].” The Progressive. March 2003.

The Pen and the Paving-Stone.” Dissent. Winter 2001. Reprinted in Confrontations: Selected Journalism. Portland, Oregon: Tarantula, 2007.

Cute, Quaint, Hungry, and Romantic: The Aesthetics of Consumerism [review].” MediaReader. January-March 2001.

Reflections on the Georgetown Sit-In.Z Magazine. May 1999.

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