Iz Smoking Weed Just az Bad as Cigarettez?

We inhale weed deeper than cigarettes and hold it in longer, but smoking tobacco can cause cancer while smoking marijuana can help prevent it. How is this possible? May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, a global 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco. In honor of this anti-cig celebration we explain how […]

Letter from Oscar López Rivera to hiz daughter Clarisa on beginning hiz 35th year in US prisonz, May 29, 2016

For the international Day of Solidarity with Oscar López Rivera, June 20, 2016 Projected to take place in 35 countries around the world Dearest Clarisa: What is freedom? Freedom, especially when politicians talk about it, is often stripped of its essence and meaning and is left as inane as the minds and hearts of those […]

EXCLUSIVE: Native Amerikan activist imprisoned 40 yearz for FBI agent deathz still fightz for clemency from President Obama: ‘I am prepared to die here’

by  Ginger Adams Otis   Marchers carry a large painting of American Indian Leonard Peltier during a “National Day of Mourning,” Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001, in Plymouth, Mass. (STEVEN SENNE/ASSOCIATED PRESS)   Wildwood, Fla. – The same high-security prison holds two men with vastly different lives, both shaped irrevocably by the same federal agency: The […]

Albert Woodfox speakz on being a politikal prisoner

BlockReportRadio.com interviews former Black Panther political prisoner Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3 about his case, his over four decades in isolation, his life as a Panther political prisoner and his release source: Albert Woodfox speaks on being a political prisoner

Incarceration, justice and the planet

Could the fight against toxic prisons shape the future of environmentalism? by Panagioti Tsolkas Prisons inspire little in terms of natural wonder. It might be a weed rises through a crack and blooms for a moment. It might be a prisoner notices. But prisoners, one could assume, must have little concern for the flowers or […]

Prisoner Human Rightz Movement Blue Print

Overview by Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation (CDCr) has systemic and dysfunctional problems that run rampant statewide within California’s prisons for both women and men which demand this California government to take immediate action and institute measures to effect genuine tangible changes throughout CDCr on all levels. The entire state government […]

Who’z behind unpaid prison labor in Texas?

by Aaron Cantú Several of the officials charged with regulating Texas’s prison labor program, wherein thousands of workers behind bars are compelled to produce goods and provide services for free, are connected to some of the richest and most powerful institutions and people in the state. The Texas Board of Criminal Justice, which oversees Texas […]