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... according to The New Yorker, neither the A.F.L.-C.I.O. nor the S.E.I.U., the nation's two largest union umbrellas, supported the prison strike.
At the start of July, the Arizona Department of Corrections hiked prices for food, basic hygienic supplies like soap and tampons, and other items ...

More than 1,500 Palestinians detained in Israeli prisons have launched an open-ended hunger strike with a list of demands for better living ...
Washington wrote that a day before the beginning of what turned into the country's largest-ever prison strike, including thousands of inmates ...
In his 29 years in prison, David Bonner has mopped floors, cooked hot dogs in the cafeteria and, most recently, cut sheets of aluminum into ...
Just as the uprising of Attica's prisoners was in protest of abuse, racism, and abysmal prison conditions, the new wave of prison strikes has its ...

A prisoner at Ohio State Penitentiary says he is facing disciplinary action for participating in an NPR interview about the nationwide prison strike ...
prisoners and labor organizers on the outside hoped it would be the largest prison strike in history. It's hard to quantify exactly how many ...
Following a call for a nationwide prison strike that began September 9, inmates in at least three states have organized work stoppages or ...
The largest prison strike in U.S. history has been going on for nearly a week, but there's a good chance you haven't heard about it. For months ...
prisoners across the country are gearing up for what they hope will be one of the largest prison strikes in history. According to activists, today ...
prison inmates lay water pipe on a work project outside Oak Glen conservation Fire Camp #35 in Yucaipa, California. (Reuters / Lucy ...
Last year, there were violent outbursts at several Panhandle prisons in advance of a nationwide prison strike scheduled on Sept. 9 -- the 45th ...
Last year, there were violent outbursts at several Panhandle prisons in advance of a nationwide prison strike scheduled on Sept. 9 -- the 45th ...
There are fears the Royal Hobart hospital will run out of clean linen this weekend as a result of troubles at Risdon prison. The Health and ...
... location or building than the reported "prison" strike. Col Scrocca is quoted further as asserting that the Coalition "does not target prisons" but ...
At the start of July, the Arizona Department of Corrections hiked prices for food, basic hygienic supplies like soap and tampons, and other items ...

The people who organized the country's biggest prison strike against what they call modern-day slavery have planned their next target: ...
Washington wrote that a day before the beginning of what turned into the country's largest-ever prison strike, including thousands of inmates ...
In his 29 years in prison, David Bonner has mopped floors, cooked hot dogs in the cafeteria and, most recently, cut sheets of aluminum into ...
A solidarity demonstration at Merced jail on 15 October for a nationwide strike of prison inmates. Photograph: IWOC. US prisons ...
Just as the uprising of Attica's prisoners was in protest of abuse, racism, and abysmal prison conditions, the new wave of prison strikes has its ...
prisoners and labor organizers on the outside hoped it would be the largest prison strike in history. It's hard to quantify exactly how many ...
The largest prison strike in U.S. history has been going on for nearly a week, but there's a good chance you haven't heard about it. For months ...
prisoners across the country are gearing up for what they hope will be one of the largest prison strikes in history. According to activists, today ...
prison inmates lay water pipe on a work project outside Oak Glen conservation Fire Camp #35 in Yucaipa, California. (Reuters / Lucy ...
It was "possible" that was the prison strike, he said, but -- based on GPS data -- unlikely. He also said that the Syrian government or its ...
Details of the overnight prison strike remained sketchy Saturday. But monitors from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the prison dead included 16 prisoners and prison staff. The ...
9 prison strikes and the upcoming Aug. 19 Mobilization to End prison slavery; Queer and Trans Prison Resistance (J22); Prison Abolition under Trump; Updates on the Letcher County BOP Plan; Long-term Support for Eco/Animal prisoners; International ...
Details of the overnight prison strike remained sketchy Saturday. But monitors from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the prison dead included 16 prisoners and prison staff.
"The women that are most vulnerable to this economy have been engaged in strikes or other forms of labor struggles all year long, whether that's being involved in the prison strike, organizing their workplaces, or working with the Fight for Fifteen ...
So, today - March 8 - was International woman's Day. It was originally celebrated as International Working Woman's Day, and has a complex history, associated with both labor movements and women's rights movements.
The Fight for $15 and other labor protests have seen thousands of fast-food and other low-wage workers go on strike for a higher minimum wage over the past two years.
Last year, there was a wave of prison strikes, which were supported by Black Lives Matter organizers, who also supported the action at Standing Rock.
Kenneth Glasgow is an organizer with The Ordinary People Society and the Free Alabama Movement, which is led by incarcerated people and coordinated last September's national prison strike "to end slavery in America." He told AlterNet that people across ...
Last September, brave women in multiple facilities participated in prison strikes through the Incarcerated workers Organizing Committee .
In 2016, some notable stories that received very little mainstream coverage were the Dakota Access pipeline protests in North Dakota, the nationwide prison strike last fall and the U.S. government's continued targeted killing program. It is clear that ...
Although the nationwide prison strike has fallen from headlines in recent months, incarcerated individuals continue to resist abuse and mistreatment while supporters on the outside rally to their defense.
9, 2016, prison strikes. Jailhouse Lawyers Speak has been planning its challenge to the 13th in collaboration with iamWE prison Advocacy Network since mid-2015.
But it's not going to be the only prison strike to rise and resist Trump. A dark-skinned protester wearing a bandanna across his face.
That one-day strike shook the prison world, sparking the California mass hunger strikes and the current nationwide spate of prison strikes and outside boycotts to end prison slavery by striking the slavery clause from the 13th Amendment. - Photo ...
In calling the strike, which was inspired by the nationwide prison strikes that began Sept 9, 2016, they wrote to their comrades: "Said hunger strike will begin at 12 midnight on Oct. 17, 2016, and will go on for two weeks, or 14 days.
A final thought: Duvernay's film was released in October 2016, one month after the start of what's been named the largest prison strike in US history, an event which was largely ignored and unreported on. As Alice Speri wrote in The Intercept, "while ...
In most states, prison officials want to keep inmates from having access to social media. It's to prevent the organization of prison strikes - but it also keeps inmates from stalking victims, running crime rings, threatening witnesses, and finding out ...
In most states, prison officials want to prevent inmates from having easy access to the outside world via social media - and not just to avert prison strikes. They fear prisoners could use social media to stalk a former victim, run crime rings ...
In most states, prison officials want to prevent inmates from having easy access to the outside world via social media - and not just to avert prison strikes. They fear prisoners could use social media to stalk a former victim, run crime rings ...
More news for Aramark (nyse:ARMK) were recently published by: Forbes.com, which released: "RSI Alert: Aramark Now Oversold" on January 12, 2017.
With movements like Black Lives Matter, protests against police militarization, the current wave of prison strikes happening nationwide, and even the release of the Netflix original documentary 13th, the policing and prison systems are being laid bare ...
In September of last year, Atlanta Black Star reported on the nationwide prison strike in which thousands of inmates across 24 states spoke out against the forced prison labor and deplorable living conditions.
The people who organized the country's biggest prison strike against what they call modern-day slavery have planned their next target: corporate food service giant Aramark.


 

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