Hunger Strikes At Three New Jersey Prisons

By Sara Flounders, Workers.org. -

The filthy conditions, indefinite incarceration and escalating COVID infections have touched off desperate hunger strikes at three New Jersey county jails. Each  jail operates as a [...]

Black Inmates Begin 2021 With Uprising In Saint Louis Justice Center

By Huey Dessalines, Peoples Voice. -

Saint Louis, MO - It is a custom in the City of Saint Louis and other predominantly New Afrikan cities to welcome a new year by firing into the air. The coming of the New Year 2021 saw the most [...]

Demonstrators Besiege California Prison Headquarters

By Judy Greenspan, Workers.org. -

Sacramento, CA - Under the banner “From Balloons to Bullhorns,” an angry group of protesters converged on the steps of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to demand mass [...]

Prison Staff Force Prisoners to Accept Liability For Their Own Deaths

By No Justice Under Capitalism, Popular Resistance. -

Prisoners at San Quentin State Prison are reporting that, over the past week, San Quentin medical staff have been pressuring prisoners to sign waiver forms accepting legal responsibility for [...]

Prison Strikers Suspend Starvation, Continue Work Strike

By Oakland Abolition and Solidarity. -

Corcoran, CA - CDCr’s negligent and careless response to the COVID-19 outbreak at CSATF has now killed at least three people. Active cases at the prison continue to hover near 1000 and now over [...]

Letter To Rob Davis Governor of HMP Belmarsh

By Wise Up Action. -

I am shocked to read that all 56 virus-infected prisoners at Belmarsh have been moved to the same wing as Mr. Assange, who so far by miracle is not infected. This seems utter madness to me and [...]

Over 100 Rebellions In Jails And Prisons Over COVID19 Conditions

By Ella Fassler, Truthout. -

U.S jails and prisons, already death traps, have been completely ravaged by COVID-19. Crowded quarters, a lack of PPE, inadequate medical care, an aging population, and unsanitary conditions have [...]

Inmate Kitchen Workers Forced To Serve Expired Meat In Prison

By Jimmy Jenkins, KJZZ. -

Arizona - Incarcerated people who work in the kitchens at the Eyman, Lewis and Yuma state prisons claim they were forced to serve expired meat to their fellow inmates, resulting in foodborne [...]

Hunger Strike Enters Third Week At California’s Largest Prison

By Ryan Fatika, Perilous Chronicle. -

In the southern part of California’s Central Valley, about halfway between Bakersfield and Fresno, sits Corcoran, California—a small farming town surrounded on all sides by acres of cotton and [...]

Why A 58-day vigil Is Going On Outside The Governor’s House

By Sophie Kasakove, The News and Observer. -

Demonstrators gathered outside the Executive Mansion on Sunday to demand that Gov. Roy Cooper use his powers of pardon and clemency to protect people who are incarcerated during the [...]

Inmate Sues Prison Over Lack Of COVID19 Precautions

By Nick Muscavage, Central New Jersey. -

Union, NJ - An inmate at the state's only prison for women has filed a lawsuit alleging the state Department of Corrections is failing to take proper precautions against the COVID-19 [...]

Prisoners Won The Right To Stimulus Checks

By Keri Blakinger and Joseph Neff, NBC News. -

Last week, Thomas Root emailed his weekly legal newsletter from his office in Ohio to nearly 11,000 federal prisoners around the country — just as he’s done every Monday since 2015. That same [...]

Activists Mobilize To Help Incarcerated People Get Stimulus Checks

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout. -

For months incarcerated people and their families heard conflicting messages about whether they were eligible to receive the pandemic stimulus payments provided by Congress as the Trump [...]

This Is America: Prisoners In The Crosshairs, Mutual Aid Fire Relief

By It's Going Down. -

On this episode, we have a special report from Perilous Chronicle, about how prisoners are directly impacted by the climate change fueled wildfires in the Pacific Northwest. This audio report [...]

For Some, Homes And Neighborhoods Are Now Digital Prisons

By Eddie Conway, The Real News. -

Eddie Conway: Welcome to this episode of Rattling The Bars. I’m Eddie Conway, your host, coming to you from Baltimore. Recently, there has been a new book out by two authors that has done [...]