Solidarity with all Mississippi Prisoners

Sending strength and love to all Mississippi prisoners. I stand with you. The metalanguage of prison is violence so the only way to eliminate the violence is to eliminate the prison. In every prison and jail in the country, correctional officers are the major instigators and perpetrators of violence. Every order is punctuated with the … Continue reading Solidarity with all Mississippi Prisoners

Incapacitated

abolishing solitary confinement. Remember when it was a cause célèbre? And not just within the American prison movement. The mainstream media, including the New York Times and The New Yorker, was on the bandwagon. Articles, essays, and books exposing the widespread and deleterious practice were everywhere. Even the United Nations had something to say, condemning … Continue reading Incapacitated

Update from Stevie, post-repression

"The trouble is that once you see it, you can't unsee it. And once you've seen it, keeping quiet, saying nothing, becomes as political an act as speaking out. There's no innocence. Either way, you're accountable.". -Arundhati Roy Solidarity behind the walls often requires that one be more than an ally. One must be willing … Continue reading Update from Stevie, post-repression