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The Canadian shipments of nuclear waste to the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site are currently underway. Without effect, the Anishinabek Nation and Iroquois Caucus have asked the Canadian government to forego transporting the ...
Observing the court proceedings drove home how the prison system serves as a core pillar of the occupation - and why the prison strike has attracted so much support among Palestinians. The prisoners are demanding better conditions: improved access to ...

Joe Stapleton and Cynthia Fox of IWOC will share the history of prison struggle, the little-talked-about national prison strikes of last year, and effective tactics for inside/outside prisoner solidarity and support work. Kendrick McCray, a formerly ...
Real life inmates, of course, have been striking all over the country in order to protest their own situations in mostly privately-owned prisons, in what has become the largest prison strike America has ever seen. Conditions have gotten so bad in some ...
A prominent figure in the prison strike, Marwan Barghouthi, explained the causes of the strike in a recent op-ed when he said, "Israel's prisons have become the cradle of a lasting movement for Palestinian self-determination.
One month after the strikes began, Media Matters found that no major media outlets had covered what was then considered to be one of the largest national prison strike movements in U.S. history. "[A] search of Nexis transcripts from the major news ...

In the US, discontent over unpaid and under-paid prison labor triggered a nationwide prison strike in September that included more than 24,000 inmates in at least a dozen states, according to strike organizers.
Revolutionary greetings comrades and Free World allies. Well, it's 2017 it has been almost one year since Norris Hicks and I wrote the Bamboozled piece.
Now, prisoners across the nation, stirred by the prisoner-led Free Alabama Movement, are using prison strikes to end slavery - to strike the "slavery clause" that makes an exception for convicts to the 13th Amendment's abolition of slavery. The price ...
To mark prisoners day on 17 April, more than 1,500 Palestinians held in Israeli prisons launched an open ended hunger strike with a list of demands for better living conditions.
Whether someone talks back to an officer, organizes a prison strike, or is caught reading banned literature, resistance and repression are part of daily life.
"I covered some of the best and the worst times in the North Country, such as the manhunt for Robert Garrow, the prison strike and the coming of the National Guard, the indictment of Sheriff Paul Guay and the Ice Storm of '98. "There were some high ...
This event set off a prison strike at Fort Leavenworth. On his own initiative, Fort Leavenworth Warden Rice took the prisoners' demands to Washington, D.C.
Last year, a national prison strike against slave labor was called by incarcerated people across the country in an attempt to undermine the system through massive work-stoppages.
The nation wide prison strike recently was utterly invisible in corporate media. By the way, the evil Russian empire has all of 9 foreign military bases, all of them in former Soviet countries.
When it comes to the point of view from the prisoner's side of the wall, however, it is most often tied to a negative action -- a riot, a violent uprising, a hostage situation, an escape, a prison strike. prisoners watch the news, read the newspapers ...
Attempts to bring attention to the practice of slave labor in the US, like a September-October 2016 nationwide prison strike, have largely failed because of the press' silence before the US elections, when this news mattered most. The wages in US ...

Attempts to bring attention to the practice of slave labor in the US, like a September-October 2016 nationwide prison strike, have largely failed because of the press' silence before the US elections, when this news mattered most. The wages in US ...
Hasan had his phone and email privileges restricted several times over the past year, as prison officials sought to stop him from speaking to journalists about topics including the Lucasville uprising and the 2016 nationwide prison strike against slave ...
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 ...
This is part two of a segment and we are going to look at the national prison strike that was organized in the national prison and march ... being organized. And joining me is Krystal Rountree, one of the organizers. Krystal, thanks for joining me. 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 ...
Warplanes of the Syrian government and its Russian allies pounded rebel targets across the country Saturday, killing scores of people, including inmates at a rebel-held women's prison in the northwestern city of Idlib.
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.
Nafha prison strike on July 14 1980, which lasted for 32 days. The prisoners were assembled in Nafha prison, which opened in the Naqab desert on May 1 of the same year, in extremely harsh conditions.
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 ...
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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.
Inmates are not only being deprived of better working conditions, they are also being excluded from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's mandate.
Stories that do not fit into the MSM narrative or are deemed damaging to the image of western governments and their allies often garner little to no media coverage.


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