Jailhouse Lawyers Speak

New US Prison Strike Takes us to the Dark Heart of Capitalism

Prison labour is a billion-dollar industry, and the corporate beneficiaries of this slave labour include some of the largest corporations and most widely known brands. There are literally hundreds of corporations and firms that exploit prison labour.

Prison Strike Statement to the Press, August 28, 2018

A press statement from the prison strike media team, discussing coverage so far and giving a round-up of confirmed actions.

Publicity images for the August 21, 2018, prison strike

A collection of publicity images that were created for the prison strike set to begin on August 21st, 2018, along with various photos of banners, graffiti, and protests supporting and publicising the strike. Mostly taken from the collection at https://supportprisonerresistance.noblogs.org/

‘I’m For Disruption’: Interview With Prison Strike Organizer From Jailhouse Lawyers Speak

An interview with a member of Jailhouse Lawyers Speak discussing the upcoming prison strike. This interview first appeared at Shadowproof.

August 21 prison strike solidarity events

A listing of events that will be taking place in solidarity with the prison strike running from August 21st-September 9th. Reposted from It's Going Down.

Pre-strike statement from Jailhouse Lawyers Speak

A statement from Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, looking at the upcoming August 21 prison strike and the repressive tactics being used against it.

South Carolina freedom fighters call for National Prisoners Strike Aug. 21-Sept. 9, 2018

Men and women incarcerated in prisons across the nation declare a nationwide strike in response to the riot in Lee Correctional Institution, a maximum security prison in South Carolina... These men and women are demanding humane living conditions, access to rehabilitation, sentencing reform and the end of modern day slavery.