James Anderson

is an independent scholar and freelancer from Illinois who is now based in Riverside, California. His solo and co-authored scholarly work has been featured in the International Review of Information Ethics, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Latin American Perspectives, Media and Communication, The Journal of School & Society, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly and Perspectives on Anarchist Theory. He’s freelanced for outlets including Truthout, Toward Freedom, In These Times, The Partially Examined Life, the O.C. Register’s Best of Orange County Magazine, Redlands Magazine, Exploits Magazine, Alma, Parents.com and Futurism. Since Fall 2021, he’s covered men’s sexual health and other topic semi-regularly for Giddy. He’s been active in several labor unions, including GA United, the California Faculty Association, UPTE-CWA 9119, the UC-AFT Riverside Chapter (formerly UC-AFT Local 1966) and most recently the Industrial Workers of the World Freelance Journalists Union (IWW FJU). He’s engaged in prisoner solidarity work in Southern Illinois and in Southern California. You can subscribe to his newsletter at waywards.substack.com.
Last updated on March 9th, 2022

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