This is a newsletter written by inmates, for inmates, to share experiences, and connect with one another. It is edited and printed by the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) of the Milwaukee branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).
Theory and Strategy
Articles and essays contributing to prison abolition theory and strategy.
This is a call to establish encampments and coordinate direct actions surrounding the Labor Day weekend at the site of prison labor camps. Inspired by the recent wave of #AbolishICE organizing, prison abolitionists and labor activists have joined forces to call for an escalation of the movement to defend public service unions, stop prison slave labor, and end mass incarceration. PDF VERSION
This August we’re expecting a firestorm of resistance and rebellion to rage through US prisons.
“To rise beyond the limits of protest, we must chart out our political intentions, organizational goals, and a larger vision about our direction. First, and foremost, militant self-defense, and the capacity for larger militant actions must be addressed at the inception of the organizing process.
Bennu Hannibal from the Free Alabama Movement on the launch of their boycott campaign for 2018.
Audio Report: Officials Threaten Prisoners with Solitary & Gang Status in Response to #OperationPUSH
Karen from Gainesville Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) and Fight Toxic Prisons (FTP), discuss #OperationPUSH.
It’s been a hard silence for the past 5 days since Operation PUSH launched a statewide prisoner strike in the FL Department of Corrections prison system (FDOC or FDC) coinciding with Martin Luther King Day.