The Real Dragons Rise: Prisoners Across the US and World Engage in Uprisings in Midst of Pandemic

By: Huey Dessalines UNITED STATES: Militant incarcerated workers across the country ushered in April with a series of riots, strikes, and standoffs with correctional authorities in response to lack of response to stated demands. Naturally, ruling class lackey COs and officials responded with brutality and violence. Wednesday night saw a demonstration of 100 inmates at Monroe Correctional Complex in Washington State after six inmates tested … Continue reading The Real Dragons Rise: Prisoners Across the US and World Engage in Uprisings in Midst of Pandemic

Indiana Prison Offers Jobs to Settler Workers

By Comrade Delphi March 5, 2020 There’s a small town in western Indiana called Carlisle. A very small town. One of those places that once was probably a fairly successful agricultural community where, if you didn’t farm, you probably commuted to some automobile or steel plant and did pretty well for yourself. Of course, like so many other midwestern towns of its size that’s all gone now, … Continue reading Indiana Prison Offers Jobs to Settler Workers

The 13th: Prison Labor is Slavery

By Carlo February 25, 2020 It is no secret that the foundation of the United Snakes of America was made possible by the enslavement of Native Americans and Africans, and the colonization of the continent by European powers. However, it is commonly thought that colonization and slavery have ended, when the truth is that through the political machinations of the ruling elite, neither have ended; … Continue reading The 13th: Prison Labor is Slavery

Democratic Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg Exposed for Exploiting Prison Labor for Campaign

By Huey Dessalines December 24, 2019 NEW YORK CITY: Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was exposed today for his campaign’s exploitation of prison labor to make calls. In a statement to the Intercept, Bloomberg’s campaign stated: “We didn’t know about this and we never would have allowed it if we had. We don’t believe in this practice and we’ve now ended our relationship … Continue reading Democratic Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg Exposed for Exploiting Prison Labor for Campaign

Rodney Reed’s Execution Halted in Texas

By Mary Adcock November 18, 2019 Rodney Reed has been on death row in Texas since 1998. He was scheduled to be executed by injection in November, but Texas courts paused this amid calls from celebrities like Beyonce, Kim Kardashian (who was with him when the announcement was made) and Oprah Winfrey, along with members of Congress of both parties. This comes in light of … Continue reading Rodney Reed’s Execution Halted in Texas

IDOC Watch and PwrPlnt host prisoner art exhibit and fundraiser

By Comrade Vivian November 1, 2019 BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA: On November 1, Bloomington, Indiana art collective, PwrPlnt, and Indiana-wide prisoner support and prison abolition group, IDOC (Indiana Department of Correction) Watch, hosted an exhibit featuring works by incarcerated artists as a part of “First Friday.” Artists ranged from Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, currently incarcerated at Pendleton Correctional Facility, to (recently released) Anastazia Schmid, and pieces ranged from … Continue reading IDOC Watch and PwrPlnt host prisoner art exhibit and fundraiser