Incarceration

Kinross Prison Rebels Transferred Out of Isolation

On June 11th, a group of prison abolitionists, including the family members of some of those incarcerated, marched to the home of the director of the Michigan Department of Corrections, Heidi Washington. On the suburban...

Court Support Doesn’t End at the Courthouse

When you or your crew get pinched and have to appear before a judge, it feels like there’s nothing left to do but observe the railroading you’re about to receive. But that doesn’t have...

Twin Cities IWOC Podcast #2: Stories from the Inside

Listen and Download Here Stories from the Inside is produced by the Twin Cities Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC). It features stories from people inside Minnesota's prisons about what it's like to be there, how they're...

Rustbelt Abolition Radio #7: The Movement for Transformative Justice

Listen and Download Here Abolitionists are committed to creating a world without police and prisons, but what alternative visions and practices of addressing intimate harm might point the way toward such a world? In this episode...

Sewage and the Disgusting Effects of Prison Overcrowding in California

Ken Hartman has served 37 years of his life sentence without the possibility of parole in the California prison system. Even though the state’s prisons were court-ordered to reduce the bloated prison population years ago,...
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This Hero Keeps Child Safe, Gets 4 Month Jail Sentence

We all remember January 20th.  Most of us around the country watched our TVs in disbelief, or quietly rolled our eyes to our coworkers as reality TV star, meat peddler, and notorious racist Donald...

Kite Line Radio Episodes #47-49

Kite Line #47: Toxic in Texas Listen and Download Here This week takes us to Texas, where we hear from Candice Bernd, speaking at the 2nd Fight Toxic Prisons Conference, which took place earlier this month in Denton,...

Dane Powell, J20 Prisoner: Interview

Dane Powell, a J20 defendant, was sentenced in D.C. Superior Court this morning to serve 4 months of two 36 month sentences, with 2 years of supervised probation to follow. In late April he...

Portland, OR: July 4th Noise Demo at Juvenile Detention Center

Tonight a small group folks met at the juvenile detention center at 1401 NE 68th Ave in Portland, OR for a noise demo. We came prepared with a banner reading "Free the Kids, Fuck the...

Report Back from Corcoran Phone Zap for Heat Relief

Keep the Pressure On Here Thanks to all who participated in Friday's phonezap action to bring heat relief to the brothers in Corcoran! We got reports all day from people who were calling and emailing Corcoran officials...