Tag: prison strike
“This is a growing movement and the Nationwide Prison Strike of 2018 is an unparalleled success for prisoner organizing in the modern era."
The fact is that men and women behind bars are in most in danger in the days, weeks and months after they have dared to protest.
"It’s getting something ignited in prisoners. So, prisoners know that this is – this is a climate where they can actually step up and feel supported."
"This is a human rights campaign and each of these demands should be understood through a human rights lens."
Prisoners in at least 17 states are expected to participate in the coordinated sit-ins, hunger strikes, work stoppages and commissary boycotts from today until Sept. 9.
"Every single field and industry is affected on some level by prisons, from our license plates to the fast food that we eat to the stores that we shop at."
The national scope of the prisoner strike, with actions in 40 to 50 prisons around the U.S., is truly historic, as is the solidarity demonstrated between the prisoners and the guards.
Despite the vastness of the strike, the mainstream media refuses to cover it.
“This is a call to action against slavery in America.”