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Pennsylvania prisoners start hunger strike against isolation practices

Originally published at Perilous Chronicle. June 25, 2021 By Lena Mercer, Perilous Chronicle On June 23, 20-30 prisoners at SCI Phoenix, a 3,800 bed state prison facility near Philadelphia, began a hunger strike. The strikers are protesting against the use of an Intensive Management Unit (IMU), or segregation unit, inside …

NYC-ABC PP/POW updates Nov. 3, 2020

NOTE: If you send the updates to Kojo Bomani Sababu, his address has changed as USP Canaan has shifted to a privatized mail service: Kojo Bomani Sababu* #39384-066 USP Canaan Smart Communications Post Office Box 30 Pinellas Park, Florida  33781 *Address envelope to Grailing Brown. Here’s the latest compilation of …

NYC-ABC PP/POW updates Oct. 20, 2020

PDF: NYC Anarchist Black Cross Political Prisoner/Prisoner of War updates, Oct. 20, 2020. One part of NYC ABC‘s every-other-week Political Prisoner Letter-Writing event is presenting updates and announcements. These typically relate to or are written by PPs and/or POWs. Since February 2011, they’ve been printing and mailing hard copies of …

What happened to Prisoner Justice Day?

What happened to Prisoner Justice Day? is a podcast mini series about the history of prisons in canada focusing on differences in the prison system in the 1960s-1980s versus today. The podcast features interviews with former and current prisoners, as well as supporters on the outside; the miniseries is all …

Termite Collective Statement on National Prison Strike

August 21, 2018 To who it may concern, We are a group made up of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including volunteers, former inmates, and currently incarcerated inmates. Many of our members are inmates serving life sentences, several of our group members have been incarcerated for more than a quarter century and …

Snapshot of Genocide

An excerpt from Loic Wacquant’s Punishing the Poor: The Neoliberal Government of Social Insecurity (Duke University Press 2009), pages 59-73: The Gaols of the Subproletariat: An Experimental Verification It suffices, to discern the extrapenological functions served by the outsized extension of the US carceral apparatus even as crime plummeted for …