Retaliation and resistance behind bars

The nationwide prison strike has ended, but as they have in the past, prison officials are trying to identify and punish anyone who defied repression, writes Joe Andrews.   “THEY’RE LOOKING for the leaders right now. They want to take our heads off.” These words came from a representative of Jailhouse Lawyers Speak (JLS), a group of […]

Prisons Use Solitary Confinement to Silence Strikers Nationwide—But Their Voices Have Been Heard

In commemoration of the Attica Uprising 47 years earlier, incarcerated organizers chose yesterday as the final day of the nearly three-week-long National Prison Strike that began on August 21. The … Source: Prisons Use Solitary Confinement to Silence Strikers Nationwide—But Their Voices Have Been Heard

Announcing Millionz for Prisonerz March for Human Rightz

by Jailhouse Lawyers Speak The 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution reads as follows: “Section 1. Slavery prohibited. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” Salamu! Greetings of solidarity from […]

*Press Alert* Millionz for Prisonerz March for Human Rightz

Contact: iamWE Prison Advocacy Network P.O. Box 58201 Raleigh NC 27658 Contact: Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC), a committee of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), 816-866-3808, iwoc@riseup.net Learn more at http://www.iamweubuntu.com January 25, 2017 The Thirteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution reads as follows: Section 1. Slavery prohibited. “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, […]