Prison Action News: Vol. 9, Issue 1

Prison Action News: Vol. 9, Issue 1

From Boston ABC: We are thrilled to announce the release of Prison Action News volume 9 issue 1! This is a special issue devoted to writing by women and trans…

Video: Beyond reform – abolishing prisons

Video: Beyond reform – abolishing prisons

In this TEDxBaltimore video, Maya Schenwar explores the failures of criminal justice and imagines a world without prisons. The United States has the highest imprisonment rate in the world. But…

January 2016 Incarcerated Worker Newsletter

January 2016 Incarcerated Worker Newsletter

Source: https://iwoc.noblogs.org/post/2016/01/20/january-2016-incarcerated-worker-newsletter/ In This Issue: – Artwork by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson – A Change Has Got To Come – Mary Sue Shields – The Incarcerated Lumpen – Jose H. Villarreal…

Wildfire: An Anarchist Prison Newsletter #2

Wildfire: An Anarchist Prison Newsletter #2

From Wildfire: [Download Issue #2] (Prints 8.5×11) The past months have seen a continuation of prison struggle in its many forms, as well as a blanket of repression from state…

New Zine: The struggle against the maxi-prison in Brussels

New Zine: The struggle against the maxi-prison in Brussels

The struggle against the maxi-prison in Brussels – A chronology of attack & antagonism PDF links (high res, low res and imposed): http://personsunknown.noblogs.org/post/2015/07/12/the-struggle-against-the-maxi-prison-in-brussels-a-chronology-of-attack-antagonism/ The Belgian State has been announcing it…

New article – Prison Abolition

New article – Prison Abolition

We have recently had a feature spread in the Occupied Times. This article introduces prison abolition: When the Empty Cages Collective facilitates workshops on prison abolition we ask participants to…

New Resource: Treatment Industrial Complex

New Resource: Treatment Industrial Complex

A new report from the US is available on how for-profit corporations are undermining efforts to treat and rehabilitate prisoners for corporate gain. Download it here: http://afsc.org/sites/afsc.civicactions.net/files/documents/TIC_report_online.pdf

Transformative Justice & Ending Child Abuse

Transformative Justice & Ending Child Abuse

Source: http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/resources/ending-child-sex-abuse-five-generations Helen Mills on the potential of generationFIVE, an initiative to end child sexual abuse in five generations. By: Helen Mills     Date: Tuesday, 25 November, 2014 ‘There is a…

New Poster series calling out the Met Police

New Poster series calling out the Met Police

Source: http://strikemag.org/totally-pointless/ “Advertising is legitimised lying.” – HG Wells. The Metropolitan Police Force spend ridiculous sums of our money trying to convince us – and themselves – that they’re not…

Community Action on Prison Expansion Tour

Community Action on Prison Expansion Tour

Public Meetings in Cardiff, Liverpool & Manchester Local groups from Community Action on Prison Expansion have organised public meetings in Cardiff, Liverpool and Manchester this November. The aim of the…

Gender Violence and the Prison Industrial Complex

Gender Violence and the Prison Industrial Complex

This weekend the Empty Cages Collective facilitated a workshop on Gender and the Prison Industrial Complex at the Anarcha-Feminist Conference. As two workshop facilitators that identified as women this felt…