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US General Strike September 9th

Prisons are nothing more than a form of social control. A warehouse for those who refuse to function as cogs in the US death machine, for those who are a surplus population in times of mass unemployment, for those otherized by white-supremacist capitalist patriarchy, for slaves in the modern day US plantations. Continue reading

Prison poets read their poems to the public, touch hearts

Two current inmates and four former inmates read their poetry Feb. 16 at Johnson County Central Library in Overland Park, KS. The event marked the first time Lansing Correctional Facility, in Lansing, KS, allowed prisoners an evening of freedom to read to the public.The readings started out with the past and present inmates—who have all been involved in the poetry program at the prison–reading their own work and poems from another 10 current inmates who were not able to attend the reading. Their words were powerful and moving and explained in detail the different hardships about being in prison and about life in general. Continue reading

Pictured: Omaha Anarchist Black Cross “David Rice (also known as Mondo we Langa) and Edward Poindexter were charged and convicted of the murder of Omaha Police Officer Larry Minard. Minard died when a suitcase bomb containing dynamite exploded in a North Omaha home on August 17, 1970. Officer John Tess was also injured in the … Continue reading

Increased occurance of domestic abuse among cops