Shawn is a political observer, an interventionist drawn to conflict, a dreamer, a New Yorker, and the Managing Editor of ALJSR Magazine.

Reporting on and analyzing disruptive news current from Tunisia, Palestine, Ferguson, and New York, Shawn is a social journalist fascinated by new technologies' capacity for opening possibilities for communication and sparking a global chorus of viral ideas. He is also fascinate by cats.

Shawn's work has been published in The Daily Dot, The Nation, Mic News, Ricochet, PNN, and most recently, where he is Editor of News & Politics, and Co-Editor of the column Black Lives Matter.

You can get to know him more by checking out his website, which was hand-made out of toothpicks and electrons.