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Announcing: Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement – Chicago

We are proudly announcing the establishment of the Chicago RAM chapter. Following RAM’s principles, vision and aims, we assert our commitment to fight against the white supremacist patriarchal state and its political-economical system based...

Shaka Shakur On Hunger Strike Victory in Indiana Prison

In November 2017, Shaka Shakur underwent a successful 12-day hunger strike at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility near Vincennes, Indiana, after which he was moved to a non-camera cell and most of his confiscated property was...

Evansville, IN: Group Amplifies Voices of Prisoners

On Thursday, December 21, Evansville Letters to Prisoners (ELTP) hosted an event at Central Library where attendees read about common pathways to prison, explored and took home zines and other prisoner support materials, dropped...

Bloomington, IN: A New Year’s Ruckus Outside the Jail

For nearly a decade, New Year's Eve in Bloomington, Indiana has been marked with noise demonstrations outside the Monroe County Jail, a so-called "correctional center" where prisoners' cages overlook one of the city's most...

Worker Solidarity with Camp Makwa and the Movement for Environmental Justice

by Fellow Workers and Fellow Defenders of the Twin Cities Industrial Workers of the World and General Defense Committee Local 14 On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the Twin Cities IWW unanimously passed a resolution reaffirming...

Michigan: All out to Stop Richard Spencer at U of M

Students at U of M have been walking out of classes and occupying offices, building the movement to stop the Fascist, Richard Spencer, and his supporters from coming to U of M to attack...

Banner Drop Against Columbus Murals at University of Notre Dame

“South Bend, Indiana”—Studying for their final exams, University of Notre Dame students in the library on Friday morning looked up and saw a banner unfurled from the second-floor balcony. The banner proclaimed, This is Potawatomi...

Wabash Valley Hunger Strike: A Battle Won, The Struggle Continues

IDOC Watch has been informed that after persistent pressure from numerous supporters, the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility has relented to the demands of political prisoner Shaka Shakur. Last month, Shakur began refusing meals after being...

Plain Words #4: Anarchist Counter-Information in Bloomington, IN

The Winter 2017/2018 issue of Plain Words is here! This time around, we present articles on anarchist prisoners and grand jury resistance, social media and television as obstacles to revolt, local eco-action, animal resistance to techno-society,...

Minneapolis, MN: Cops Protect Rape Row

Cops protect Rape Row. Cops are rapists too. Solidarity with Anna Chambers. The banner drop near UMN Rape Row (aka “Frat Row”) drew almost immediate pig attention this weekend. And for all the attention it drew, we can be sure...