Ben Tausig studies sound, labor, and protest. His "Bangkok is Ringing" analyzes the broadcast environment of the anti-government Red Shirt protests in Thailand. He is interested in the ways that sound spaces emerge in response to capitalism's booms and busts. In his spare time, Ben is a professional crossword puzzle author and editor.
Unspeakable Things (edited online issue in Sensate) http://sensatejournal.com/2012/02/ben-tausig-and-tyrell-haberkorn-unspeakable-things-intro/
"Bangkok is Ringing" podcast series: http://canopycanopycanopy.com/podcasts/30