USA

The unforgettable life of prison rebel Martin Sostre - William C Anderson

A short biography of the Black anarchist and prison rebel Martin Sostre. Originally published at Roar Magazine and then republished by Offshoot Journal.

The New Prisoner - Martin Sostre (with introduction by Garrett Felber)

A 1970s article from the revolutionary prisoner Martin Sostre, responding to the Attica uprising.

The Pandemic Inside: COVID-19 in Michigan Prisons

A compilation of writing by prisoners in Michigan covering the first year of the pandemic. This publication was collected by Michigan Abolition and Prisoners Solidarity (MAPS).

1971-2021: 50 Years Since the USA Reneged on Bretton Woods

For the CWO, and indeed the entire political tendency to which we belong, it is axiomatic that we are living through capitalism’s third global economic crisis. For over a century the economic system (mode of production) which was once progressive for humanity, in that it created the material possibility of a prosperous world community without national borders or class divisions, has represented a barrier to human progress when it is not a direct threat to human existence itself.

“Energize the Movement”: Jailhouse Lawyers Speak on the Importance of the National Shut’Em Down Demonstrations

A call has gone out from Jailhouse Lawyers Speak for National Shut’Em Down demonstrations across the so-called United States outside of prisons, jails, and detention facilities. It's Going Down caught up with Jailhouse Lawyers Speak to find out the thinking behind the call, how abolitionists on both sides of the walls can come together to better coordinate our struggles, and much more.

Race: A Factor of Social Reproduction - Shores Of Anarres

A detailed critique by Shores Of Anarres of the article '"Races" and the Working Class in the USA' by Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti Kapitălu.

Book Review: 'Why We Fight'

A review of an anthology of essays about contemporary fascism in USA.

The Only Way Out Is Always Through the Police: A History of the Rise and Fall of the 2020 New York Riots

A deep and critical look at the rise and fall of the George Floyd rebellion on the streets of New York and how it relates to, was informed by, and differs from past waves of social struggle and revolt. This article was first published on It's Going Down.

“Races” and the Working Class in the USA - Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti Kapitălu - Letter #48

Riot 1960s

Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti Kapitălu Letter published in April 2021 relating to the BLM movement and the relationship between race and class in the USA.