Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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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Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

The Federal Agency designed to protect workers is trying to destroy unions and weaken...

The Trump administration continually seeks new ways to rig the system against working people.

With Harris pick, Biden reaches out to young Black Americans

Harris joining up with Biden may have made the Democratic ticket more attractive to younger Black Americans, who now comprise what we define as a critical set of swing voters.

‘Just insane’: As pandemic rages and hunger soars, Trump USDA under fire for blocking...

"It looks like people will lose their benefits."