Black Liberation and the Abolition of the Prison Industrial Complex: a conversation with Rachel Herzing

We’ve just packaged a prepared to mail some inside members copies of this great study resource, produced by True Leap Press. This zine was originally published in Propter Nos and Issue #29 of The Abolitionist: a publication of Critical Resistance   Black Liberation and the Abolition of the Prison Industrial Complex: a conversation with Rachel … Continue reading Black Liberation and the Abolition of the Prison Industrial Complex: a conversation with Rachel Herzing

Abolitionist Thumbnail Definitions

We've just packaged a prepared to mail some inside members copies of this great study resource, produced by the South Chicago Anarchist Black Cross Zine Distro and True Leap Press. The graphics are originally from the Critical Resistance Abolitionist Organizer's Toolkit DOWNLOAD HERE: Abolitionist Thumbnail Definitions

An excerpt from “Are Prisons Obsolete?” By Angela Davis

anti-capitalist, anti-copyright excerpt shared for educational purposes Many people are familiar with the campaign to abolish the death penalty. In fact, it has already been abolished in most countries. Even the staunchest advocates of capital punishment acknowledge the fact that the death penalty faces serious challenges. Few people find life without the death penalty difficult … Continue reading An excerpt from “Are Prisons Obsolete?” By Angela Davis

“Ain’t I a Prisoner, Too?” zine, available for download (printable)

To download Stevie's zine, published last spring and circulated this past year in prisons around the country, follow the below url: https://osab995883282.files.wordpress.com/2020/01/image-40.pdf Please feel free to print this and mail to your incarcerated friends and comrades. It is anti-copyright, so also take it upon yourselves to print stacks and leave them in your organization's common … Continue reading “Ain’t I a Prisoner, Too?” zine, available for download (printable)

On Mail Censorship in Pennsylvania: Some Concerns

Last fall, after officers made unsubstantiated claims of illness through contact with prisoner mail, the PA DOC enacted an onerous mail policy that has severely limited prisoners' ability to communicate with and learn about the outside world. The new policy prohibits letters, photos, cards and all publications from being sent directly to prisoners in Pennsylvania. … Continue reading On Mail Censorship in Pennsylvania: Some Concerns

Ain’t I a Prisoner, Too?

By Stevie Wilson a printable "zine" version of this essay can be downloaded at the following url: https://osab995883282.files.wordpress.com/2020/01/image-40.pdf In a recent article, Dan Berger wrote, “Prison reform is now in vogue.” It’s so true. Right now, everyone, even Kim Kardashian, is proffering solutions to the carceral quagmire we’ve sunken into. Intensified public scrutiny of policing … Continue reading Ain’t I a Prisoner, Too?