Indigenouz Weaverz in Guatemala Mobilize to Defend Their Craft and Cultural Rightz

Photo: Weavers from indigenous communities across Guatemala gather outside the congressional building to demand the protection of their collective intellectual property rights. Photo by Jeff Abbott Indigenous weavers in Guatemala are challenging the appropriation of their identities by both national and transnational companies. On November 24, hundreds of indigenous weavers from across the country made […]

Killing Time: Lawsuit Revealz Officialz Killed Prisoner, Framed Cellmate, and Lied to Media (2016)

Within a year, three federal lawsuits have been brought behind the tortured deaths of men imprisoned at the William P. Clements Unit in remote Amarillo, Texas. The latest suit was filed on Oct. 11, 2016 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, against 33 security and medical staff, concerning their roles […]

Germ Warfare: The Deliberate Spread of Deadly Diseasez Among Texaz Prisonerz (2016)

As I write this legal battles are ongoing to compel the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections ( PADOC) to provide needed medical treatment to political prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal, and some 8,000 other PA prisoners, for the highly contagious and deadly but curable hepatitis C virus. Hepatitis C, which can destroy the liver, is not treated […]

To all the brothers on the yard: Help uz help ourselvez

by Daryel Burnett The San Francisco Bay View is an African American newspaper based in San Francisco, California. For over four decades, its progressive liberation journalism has been championing human right issues nationwide, especially on behalf of the thousands of men and women being warehoused inside one of the hundreds of dungeons dotting the national […]

The need for a united front against fascism

by Elbert ‘Big Man’ Howard If there was ever a time to organize around a United Front Against Fascism, it is now. The next leader of the “free world” has just been “elected” – more like “selected” – to be president of the United States. He has thereby been given the authority to use power […]

Lakotah Reclaim Land from Settler U.$.

by MIM(Prisons)                    permalink The latest camp has moved into land just north of the Sacred Stone Camp on the map. Also see map below for historic land claims of the Republic of Lakotah. In recent weeks we have seen the offensive videos of settlers attacking indigenous people […]

The New Slave Revolt

By Chris Hedges “Information Clearing House” – “Truth Dig” – A nationwide prison work stoppage and hunger strike, begun on Sept. 9, the 45th anniversary of the Attica uprising, have seen over 20,000 prisoners in about 30 prisons do what we on the outside should do—refuse to cooperate. “We will not only demand the end […]

From Pipelinez to Prisonz: The intersection of native rightz, mass incarceration and environmental justice

by Panagioti Tsolkas and Nicholas Todd / Earth First! Newswire Over the past month, two seemingly disparate issues of prisons and pipelines have captured the attention of activists and independent media across the country. On September 9, as a judge ruled to halt construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), prisoners around the country began […]

The Public Archive: Nat Turner and the Haitian Revolution

In consequence of the alarming increase of the Black population at the South, fears have been long entertained, that it might one day be the unhappy lot of the whites, in that section, to witness scenes similar to those which but a few years since, nearly depopulated the once flourishing island of St. Domingo of […]

Update on Situation of Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim

  Just got off the phone with Jalil’s friend Jean, who visited him on Wednesday. Jalil had been placed on a mailwatch, a situation of which he was not informed. There was already one hearing, and Jalil thinks the next one will be today. As soon as we have more info, we will send out […]