Gay conservatism

A podcast on gay conservatism from Pacifica Radio's "Against the Grain" with the author Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore whose most recent book is 'Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform'.

Let There Be An Afghan Spring

The good news is that Omar will be released in 11 weeks and will have only served half of his 18 month sentence. He will doing a useful DIY workshop soon and is getting on well with everyone.

Please continue to write to him. You can also find his contact details on his blog: http://bangedupforprotesting.wordpress

Attica Prison Riot Film Collection

This is a collection of documentaries, news clips, interviews, and personal accounts from the Attica Prison riot of 1971.

F*ck you judge! Sabotaging King county council cash orgy

The King County Council, the same group of geniuses that liquidated the Free Ride Area downtown, decided to have a public meeting at Seattle University in order to discuss their plans for the King County Youth Detention Centre. It is no surprise that Seattle University was chosen to host this meeting, given that the school is one of the primary nodes of gentrification in the Central District. The developed area of 12th Avenue near the school has grown considerably over the years and now the council is helping developers extend that area to the edge of the Central District. They got more than they bargained for.

Alfredo Bonanno - Locked Up

No Borders communiqué to immigration prisoners

A communique issued by the no borders network regarding the recent blockade of Harmondsworth and Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre.

Morality and biology in the Spanish Civil War: Psychiatrists, revolution and women prisoners in Málaga

Michael Richards on the Spanish Civil War, women and psychiatry.

Battle of the Beanfield (Documentary)

On June 1st 1985, a convoy of new travellers, peace protestors, green activists and festival-goers set off from Savernake Forest in Wiltshire to establish the 12th annual free festival at Stonehenge. There were around 450 people in total, and they included a number of women and children. They never reached their destination. Eight miles from the Stones they were ambushed, assaulted and arrested with unprecedented brutality by a quasi-military police force.

Riot in Victorian prison in response to decline in prisoners' living conditions

Rioters on the roof of Fulham Prison

Fulham Prison, near Sale in south-eastern Victoria, was locked down for 3 days following a riot on January 18, in which about 30 prisoners refused to return to their cells, and began destroying $50,000 worth of property and setting bins on fire.

Over 1,000 prisoners sew their mouths shut in protest over jail conditions

in the former Soviet state of Krygyztan over 7,000 inmates have gone on a hunger strike against barbaric prison conditions. As the government decide to force feed them, over 1,000 people sew or staple their mouths shut