Mark Ames

Mark Ames is the founding editor of the satirical Moscow biweekly "The eXile," author of "Going Postal: Rage, Murder and Rebellion: From Reagan’s Workplaces to Clinton’s Columbine" and co-author of "The eXile: Sex, Drugs & Libel in the New Russia." Mark was a regular contributor to The Nation and MSNBC’s The Dylan Ratigan Show.

Mark Ames’s Dispatches

  1. Talking About Snowden In Russia On Radio New Zealand

    A report by Mark Ames, 10:44 p.m. August, 7 2013

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  2. Snowden’s Savior Announces Plans To Build 83 “Concentration Camps” Across Russia

    A report by Mark Ames, 8:45 p.m. August, 5 2013

    Last week I wrote about the mass-sweeps of migrant workers by Moscow security forces, who have been busy rounding up dark-skinned out-of-towners by the thousands, herding them into tent camps ...

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  3. “It’s You, Eddie"

    A report by Mark Ames, 10:53 a.m. August, 2 2013

    It’s a great couple of days for Edward Snowden. In just the last 72 hours:

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  4. Manning Verdict [LIVE]

    A report by Mark Ames, 10:45 a.m. July, 30 2013

    The Bradley Manning verdict is rolling out – the relatively good news (for journalists, leakers, and everyone else) is that the military judge found him not guilty of the most ...

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  5. Hack Daddy: Kochs Support "Liberty Hackathon" & Imprison Anti-Koch Hacker

    A report by Mark Ames, 7:48 p.m. July, 29 2013

    In June of this year, the Kochs sponsored a "Liberty Hackathon" in San Francisco.

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  6. Edward Snowden: What To Expect When You're Defecting

    A report by Mark Ames, 7:39 p.m. July, 29 2013

    The latest on Edward Snowden from Newsru.com: officials from the Federal Migration Service (FMS) say that Snowden could be transferred to a refugee center currently overflowing with Syrian war refugees, ...

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  7. Balko Stands His Ground

    A report by Mark Ames, and Yasha Levine, 12:13 p.m. July, 26 2013

    Why would one of the foremost muckrakers on criminal justice abuse write something so obviously wrong and misleading? Because that's what Radley Balko does.

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  8. The Fascist And The Snowflake

    A report by Mark Ames, 5:51 p.m. July, 25 2013

    The Russian media is reporting today that the same Russian Duma fascist who forced me to flee Russia in 2008 after he denounced me for alleged “extremism” — a jailable ...

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  9. "I imagine hiding you like Anne Frank."

    A report by Mark Ames, 10:55 p.m. July, 18 2013

    This leftist-idolatry "letter to Snowden" hurts to read it's so wrong — can't get through it. Makes Greenwald look downright rigorous and impressive by comparison. What a fucking mess. Is ...

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  10. Snowden Unplugged

    A report by Mark Ames, 6:51 a.m. July, 12 2013

    To protect the cult, the real Snowden had to be denounced as a forgery

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