Alabama Prisons Are On Strike

By Devin Cole, -

Occupied Muscogee Creek / Cherokee / Yuchi / Choctaw / Shawnee / Chickasaw land - As of Jan. 1, 2021, incarcerated workers in Alabama’s odious prison system are on strike!  Led by the Free [...]

Rikers Prisoners Strike: ‘Free ‘Em All, Shut Down Prisons’

By Miranda Crissman, -

Journalist Kim Kelly broke the news on March 22 that two dorms at Rikers Island are on strike. Their statement reads: “Two dorms of 45 inmates at Rikers are refusing to leave our dorms for work [...]

How To Support The North Carolina Prison Hunger Strike

By Incarcerated Workers. -

Requests for notaries necessary for legal actions and grievances against conditions at this razor-wire plantation are being consistently ignored. Many of these grievances are against Scotland [...]

In Landslide Colorado Voters Abolish Prison Slavery

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Last November, Colorado became the first state to abolish prison slavery. Colorado voted overwhelmingly in favor of abolishing slavery and forced servitude as punishment for a crime. Abolish [...]

Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee Chapter Starts In Seattle In Wake Of National Prison Strike

By Seattle IWOC, -

This summer we witnessed a prisoner-led struggle for justice on a scale never seen before. Catalyzed by a massacre at Lee Correctional Institution in South Carolina that took the lives of at [...]

Columbus, OH: Rally To End ODRC #PrisonStrike Retaliation

By Pittsburgh Anarchist Black Cross, -

On Friday November 16th, activists from across Ohio and Pennsylvania collaborated for an action outside the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) Central Office in Columbus. The [...]

Reimagining Prison Web Report

By Ruth Delaney, Ram Subramanian, Alison Shames, and Nicholas Turner, -

This document—unlike anything we have ever produced at the Vera Institute of Justice (Vera)—is about the possibility of radical change. It asserts a dramatic reconsideration of the most severe [...]

The National Prison Strike Is Over. Now Is The Time Prisoners Are Most In Danger

By Heather Ann Thompson, -

Over the last few weeks men and women across the United States – and even as far away as Nova Scotia, Canada – have protested to demand humane treatment for the incarcerated. In 2016, when [...]

Keeping The Spirit Of The Prison Labor Strike Alive

By James Kilgore, -

This year’s Prison Labor Strike was one of the most amazing mobilizations of liberatory politics in the past decade. It was the latest iteration in the most recent generation of prison [...]

Parallels Between National Strikes Abroad From Prisoners In The United States To Teachers In Costa Rica

By Amani Sawari, -

Costa Rica is an insanely beautiful place. When I took my trip I did not expect to have any sort of life changing revelation and that’s not what this write-up is going to be about. I took a [...]

Oct. 1 NC Department Of Public Safety Phone Zap

By Staff, -

Call in to demand an end to repression against organizing prisoners. North Carolina DPS is keeping three prisoners in segregation in response to the strike activity at Hyde correctional facility [...]

The National Prison Strike Isn’t Over

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

From August 21 to September 9, prisoners in 17 states went on strike to protest inhuman living and working conditions and to promote ten basic demands. Although the formal strike is over, some [...]

DE-NJ NLG Prisoners’ Legal Advocacy Network (PLAN) Mounts Legal Responses to Widespread Reports of Prisoner Abuses In The Aftermath Of The 2018 National Prison Strike

From August 21, 2018 to September 9, 2018, prisoners across the country participated in a peaceful strike to protest steadily deteriorating conditions of confinement in United States prisons. [...]

National Prison Strike Solidarity: Next Steps

By Amani Sawari, Sawarimi. -

We made it! I appreciate everyone's efforts in making the National Prison Strike a national headline for three weeks. Your solidarity and support has been a huge reason why the NPS flooded the [...]

Beyond The Prison Strike, Alex Jones Won’t Be The Last + Israel Targets BLM

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

Black Lives Matter is no longer a target for domestic oppression. The threat of their human rights work has now peaked the interest of oppressive entities abroad – and the documentary that proves [...]

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