Free Alabama Movement

Campaign to Redistribute the Pain 2018

A series of articles setting out the Free Alabama Movement's economic analysis of prison labour and strategy for 2018. These articles first appeared in the San Francisco Bay View.

Incarcerated Workers Take the Lead: Prison Struggles in the United States 2008-2016

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In the last eight years we have seen a multitude of struggles: from hunger strikes to riots, from work stoppages in individual units to mass strikes across several prisons, from hostile gangs forming truces and challenging racial divisions to immigrant mothers (incarcerated with their children) refusing their meals and duties. Published by Houston Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee and Unity & Struggle.

Let the Crops Rot in the Fields

Important document from the Free Alabama Movement, setting out a strategy for direct economic action against mass incarceration.