Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: prison strike

No more crime and punishment: The national prison strike of 2018,...

“This is a growing movement and the Nationwide Prison Strike of 2018 is an unparalleled success for prisoner organizing in the modern era."

The national prison strike is over. Now is the time prisoners...

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.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 3

Labor Day: When workers are recognized as human, $30 trillion to the richest white Americans, Los Angeles educators vote to strike, and more.

Update on prison strike demanding end of ‘slave labor:’ After 10...

"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."

Nationwide prison strike in its fourth day, reports of action coming...

"This is a human rights campaign and each of these demands should be understood through a human rights lens."

National prison strike begins: Prisoners in 17 states demand end to...

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.

Demanding wide-reaching reforms and an end to slavery, inmates in 17...

"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."

Solidarity From Solitary: The National Prison Strike

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.

Several Prisons Now Involved in Largest Strike in U.S. History

Despite the vastness of the strike, the mainstream media refuses to cover it.

The Largest Prison Strike in History is Happening Right Now, So...

“This is a call to action against slavery in America.”

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.