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"we can all relate"

Interview with an anonymous inmate at Marion CI, Marion, NC about anti-police uprisings and the Black Lives Matter movement.

"a sense of everyone feeling like, 'about time'"

Interview with an anonymous inmate at Bertie CI, Windsor, NC about anti-police uprisings and the Black Lives Matter.

"there seems to be little we can do"

Interview with an anonymous inmate at Harnett CI, Lillington, NC

One Hood United: Ganging Up on Oppression

This piece was originally written [in 2015], but Saleem was enthusiastic about it being used for this project. One Hood United is a youth movement of imprisoned activists that was inspired by Hip Hop activist Jasiri X’s One Hood Movement in Pittsburgh. More information about One Hood United can be found at http://www.onehoodunited.org

“To Struggle Means We’re Alive”: Prisoners Speak Out on Ferguson, Baltimore, and the Ongoing Revolt Against the Police

Scenes from the Ferguson uprising

Presented here is a series of interviews with and articles by prisoners on the recent wave of Black-led riots, uprisings, direct action, and protest against the police across the US. From Prisoners on Ferguson.

Divide and conquer or divide and subdivide? How not to refight the First International – Mark Leier

A pamphlet by labour historian Mark Leier (author of Bakunin: The Creative Passion) which looks at the similarities and differences of the two leading figures of the First International, Mikhail Bakunin and Karl Marx. Leier suggests that the differences are often exaggerated by anarchists and Marxists alike, and that revolutionaries today can learn a great deal from both figures' strengths and weaknesses.

Joseph Weydemeyer: a German-American for socialism and black rights - Abbet Sebastien

A short biography of Joseph Weydemeyer, followed by an appendix that includes translations of Weydemeyer's articles 'On the Negro Vote' and 'The Eight-Hour Movement'.

Against the grain: the British far left from 1956

A general history of the post-1956 British far-left. Its contents cover a range of organisations beyond the Labour Party, bringing together leading experts to examine issues of class, race and gender from 1956 to the present day. The essays collected here are designed to highlight the impact made by the far left on British politics and society.

The Fire Inside

A collection of reports and analysis from prisoners and outside supporters on the September 9th 2016 prison strike, the future, and prisoner resistance in general

Freedom First!

A zine examining the role of prisoner resistance in prison abolition efforts, first hosted at the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee site.