Lean, mean, meme-making machine. Since the original Monopoly Man stunt, my creative antics have gone viral roughly every 3 to 4 months and launched a new “cause”-play movement.
December 2018: Monopoly Man Takes on Google
Google is one of the biggest monopolies around. As Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified to the House Judiciary Committee, I appeared behind him as Monopoly Man to call attention to the company’s massive political spending and a broader lack of regulation in tech.
June 2018: Shaming Trump Officials at Dinner
When DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen dined at a Mexican restaurant days after she announced Trump’s child separation policy, I led a spontaneous protest with the Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America, forcing her to confront these inhuman practices face-to-face. The action harnessed the raw anger of the moment and launched an ongoing debate over the role of (in)civility in Resistance.
April 2018: Trolling Mark Zuckerberg
Activism must be tailored to the target. So when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was called to answer for his role in Cambridge Analytica feeding user data to foreign actors interfering in our election, I showed up to greet him as a Russian troll.
October 2017: A Meme is Born
The original Monopoly Man stunt that launched a “cause”-play movement. After Equifax exposed the private data of more than 145 million Americans and tried to keep them out of court with forced arbitration, I showed up as Monopoly Man to expose their practices to a wider audience and oppose legislation to give them a get-out-of-jail-free card.