The Rock

The Rock was the monthly newsletter Ed Mead published from 2011 to 2015, aimed primarily at California SHU prisoners in their struggle against solitary confinement/isolation torture. Copies of The Rock can be viewed here, or also at the site maintained by Ed at

Volume 1, 2012

Volume 2, 2013

Volume 3, 2014

Volume 4, 2015


Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead

lumpen_edmead_webBe sure also to check out Ed’s autobiography, Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead, published by Kersplebedeb in 2015, and available in hardcopy (from leftwingbooks, AK Press, and Amazon) and as an ebook (from Amazon).