7 Palestinian prisonerz on hunger strike for freedom

There are currently seven Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on an open hunger strike against administrative detention and the mistreatment and repression of women prisoners and six prisoners. These seven prisoners include: Anas Shadid, 19, of the village of Dura near al-Khalil, has been on hunger strike since 25 September against his imprisonment without charge […]

2017 – The Year of Prisonerz’ Freedom: Challengez and Ideaz for Action by Wael Jaghoub

The following article on the situation and struggle of Palestinian prisoners today was written inside Israeli prison by Palestinian prisoner Wael Jaghoub, a leader in the prisoners’ movement affiliated to the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was originally published in Arabic by the Handala Center for Prisoners and Former Prisoners. It is […]

Help former politikal prisoner Barbara Curzi deal with cancer

Dear Friends, Carol Saucier, Ray Luc Levasseur and I write today to ask that you help our dear sister and former co-defendant, Barbara Curzi. Barbara is a former political prisoner, one of the Ohio 7, who, after their arrests in Ohio in 1984, went on trial for actions by the United Freedom Front against corporations […]

Flashback Soul: The Spinnerz Perform “Could It Be I’m Falling in Love” on The Midnight Special

by  Robb Patryk In 1973, the producer Burt Sugarman launched The Midnight Special, a weekly 90-minute televised music program which followed the popular Tonight Show, starring Johnny Carson.  The Special, which ran until 1981 and was hosted by the legendary DJ Wolfman Jack, was unique in several respects, most notably for its wide diversity of […]

To all those still locked inside

by Sista Soul My journey began in the mid-1980s, when folks in my community began to hear about a “supermax” prison that would be built in nearby Crescent City, California. At that time, my colleague Tom Cairns and Mike Da Bronx, my husband, and me were busy at KHSU producing a weekly radio show called […]

Capitalism killed everything, even our courage: Lessonz from the first ‘How to NOT call the copz EVER’ workshop

by Poor News Network “Due to the multitude of lies and stereotypes that permeate our capitalist society about poor people and people of color, we all have collectively bought into the idea that we need to call 911 to be safe,” said Jeremy Miller, organizer and revolutionary family member of POOR Magazine and Idriss Stelley […]