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
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
Amid the global uprising against anti-Black state violence, we put together a short newsletter to send to our comrades inside who live on the front lines of this struggle. It can be printed on 3 sheets of paper, so it can be mailed with one US stamp. We hope it's useful. Below the file is … Continue reading In The Belly Newsletter: June 11, 2020
News from outside supporters Friends and Comrades! We have finished the first issue of a project Stevie and his supporters have been working on for a while, and thinking about for longer. In The Belly is a new abolitionist journal for incarcerated people and their communities. Our editorial collective is anchored by imprisoned intellectuals and … Continue reading In The Belly, Volume 1
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
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)
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
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?