Comrade Kado exposes an attempt at retaliation by prison staff
A statement of strategy for 2018 from the Free Alabama Movement.
A Day in Hell – Enduring Texas' Criminal Injustice System
By Noah “Comrade Kado” Coffin
The recent work by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) has caught the attention of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU), bringing their support to the effort to unionize incarcerated workers. At their recent convention in late May the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists voted to support the IWW in the struggle, growing the prisoner unionization movement that has, until now, been overlooked by trade unions. The CBTU brings with it support for the implementation of collective bargaining and a minimum wage for prisoners, which can be viewed as a step toward prison abolition in regards to near-slave labor which prisoners currently perform.