Reliving the Past: A Hands-On Experience of Modern-Day Slave Labor in the Lone Star State

An account by revolutionary prisoner Jason Renard Walker of unpaid work in a prison kitchen.

Iron Bars on the House of Labour

An overlay of two images. The CUPE Ontario Flag with a grouping of cops marching

How accepting surveillance officers and other parts of the repressive state into trade unions is a threat to organizers across so-called Canada...

Political Struggle in the Teeth of Prison Reaction: From Virginia to Oregon

Kevin "Rashid" Johnson

An account by Kevin "Rashid" Johnson of his time in the Oregon prison system, and his efforts to build class solidarity across racial lines there. While libertarian communists have significant disagreements with Rashid's Maoist ideology, this article is reproduced as an important example of anti-racist class struggle in extremely challenging conditions. This piece originally appeared in Socialism & Democracy.

Plantation Rising: Uncovering the Aftermath of Florida’s 2016 Fall Prisoner Uprisings

A collection of reports from Florida inmates about the September 9, 2016, prison strike and uprising. Compiled by the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons.

Containing the Crisis: A History of Mass Incarceration and Rebellion in the Rustbelt

A text from Michigan Abolition and Prisoner Solidarity. "To understand the 2016 Kinross Rebellion, and to build a stronger movement of resistance to state violence, we must look at the history of the rise of mass incarceration in the Rustbelt region and analyze the specific reasons for this growth of State control and repression."

Seeing the problem, being the solution, making the sacrifice

Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun discusses the way forward for the prison movement in 2018. This article originally appeared in the San Francisco Bay View.

Boycott, Defund, Bankrupt – Say NO to canteen, incentive packages, collect phone calls and visitation during February, April, June, Black August, October and December in 2018

Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun

In an article originally released at the very start of 2018, Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun calls for the launch of a year of economic direct action against mass incarceration. This article originally appeared in the San Francisco Bay View.

Make history in 2018, not excuses: Whose side are you on?

“Times Are Changing” – Art: Arkee Chaney, A71362, P.O. Box 1327, Galesburg IL

Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun expands further on the Free Alabama Movement's strategy for 2018, and discusses the connections between prison struggles and outside movements such as the revolt against police violence. This article first appeared in the San Francisco Bay View.

We are all bound by the same chain

We are all bound by the same chain.

Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun discusses the Free Alabama Movement's strategy for 2018, and mentions some of the repression that has been employed against prison organizers.

We must affect the bottom line

For 381 days Black people in Montgomery, Ala., refused to ride the bus.

Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun develops a plan to attack the economic basis of unpaid prison labo[u]r, and connects it with the history of economic direct action campaigns like the Montgomery Bus Boycott. This article first appeared in the San Francisco Bay View.