Benjamin Powers

“Writing well means never having to say, ‘I guess you had to be there.’" - Jef Mallet

Benjamin Powers is a freelance writer based in Hudson, New York.  He writes about politics, technology, and policing, among other areas. 

Benjamin was born and raised in Atlanta  and is now based in Hudson, NY.  His writing has appeared in over 20 different outlets, including  Rolling Stone, Fusion, New Republic, Pacific Standard, CityLab, Mother Jones, Complex, HuffPost, Paste Magazine, GOOD Magazine, OZY, and Medium, among others.  He writes about technology, policing, and the military, among other areas.