Professor of Media CultureCollege of Staten Island/CUNY
Edward D. Miller
Uniforms and ConformityThe police and nearby office workers wear work clothes that do not allow for individual expression; their uniforms exist in large part to make visible their place in an established hierarchy. Presumably they take these clothes off as soon as they get home ...
Defining Occupied Spaces/*-->*/ Thanks all for your comments and questions. Perhaps the unique nature of the term mic check can be seen in the ease in which it has become a verb: “to mic check.” Now the term also means staging an intervention at an event in which a political ...
Rules and Rites/*-->*/ Yes I think that mic check is disciplining, and this can prove to be effective—and perhaps necessary—especially when it comes to interrupting politicians like Karl Rove and Michele Bachmann. But for occupiers, there are definitely “do’s and “do ...