Dismantle & Transform: On Abolition, Decolonization, & Insurgent Politics

Dismantle & Transform: On Abolition, Decolonization, & Insurgent Politics

Source: http://abolitionjournal.org/dismantle-and-transform/ A conversation between Harsha Walia and Andrew Dilts, recorded February 5, 2015. Edited for length and clarity, January 2016. Although the conversation is somewhat dated and political contexts are shifting, the overall issues remain…

Merseyside prison to close next year

Merseyside prison to close next year

No doubt a new mega prison is on the horizon for Merseyside… Source: http://www.itv.com/news/granada/2016-05-26/merseyside-prison-to-close/ HMP Kennet Photo: PA A prison in Merseyside which is one of the most overcrowded in the…

Troubled history of Peterhead jail from ‘hate factory’ to health fears

Troubled history of Peterhead jail from ‘hate factory’ to health fears

Source: http://stv.tv/news/features/1353639-troubled-history-of-peterhead-jail-from-hate-factory-to-health-fears/ The ‘super-jail’ sits next to the old prison site where riots and hostage-takings once took place. ‘Hate factory’: Inside Scotland’s hardest jail. HEMEDIA/SWNS Group After over a century…