IWOC: The main challenge is getting people on the outside involved. This is a slow, quiet, and tedious process. Like I said earlier, we act a lot like administrative assistants. There is little glory in it, unless you’ve got the kind of imagination that can find glory in paperwork. It is also hard, emotionally. A […]Read more "Organizing the Prisoner Class: An Interview with IWOC – IT’S GOING DOWN"
Kinetik Justice, a prison strike organizer and co-founder of the Free Alabama Movement, spoke with Democracy Now! from solitary confinement at Holman Correctional Facility: “These strikes are our methods of challenging mass incarceration, as we understand the prison system is a continuation of the slave system.”This interview was conducted on DemocracyNow on May 13th, 2016. […]Read more "Kinetic Justice Amun | Free Alabama Movement"
Verdict Reached in SJPD Sex Assault Trial | NBC Brown argued during the trial Morales was instilled with a code of honor and ethics while serving in the Marine Corps and would not jeopardize his career and reputation. He said there is no evidence to indicate Morales’ decision to stop and search the woman was […]Read more "Another cop gets off"
A San Jose police officer was arrested for allegedly stealing marijuana, police said.An administrative investigation last month revealed Officer Julio Morales committed the theft in November 2016, police said. The officer was then arrested Monday for misdemeanor petty theft of marijuana. Source: San Jose Police Officer Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Marijuana | NBC Bay AreaRead more "San Jose Police Officer Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Marijuana | NBC Bay Area"
Yesterday, news broke that the CHP is urging the DA to charge 106 individuals with 514 misdemeanors and 62 felonies over the shutdown of the white nationalist rally at the state capitol nearly a year ago. This development, while alarming to many, should come as no surprise. If anything, it is just another clear indicator […]Read more "Fighting Fascism"
For those of you engaged in correspondence, make sure your comrade knows about this! At the bottom is an old flier for this group’s fundraiser How To Request Books If you know a U.S. prisoner who’d like to request books from the Prisoners Literature Project, here’s all the info they’ll need: Mail all book requests […]Read more "Requesting Books? :: Prisoners Literature Project"
— Let us know your prison’s book restrictions. Is there a maximum amount of books they allow to be shipped at one time? Do they allow used books, or new only? Are hardcovers OK, or do they only accept paperbacks? Source: Requesting Books? :: Prisoners Literature ProjectRead more "Requesting Books? :: Prisoners Literature Project"