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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.

Hunger Strike Launched Inside Sterling Correctional Facility in Colorado

The following report was previously forwarded to It’s Going Down after being first sent to people within the Anarchist Black Cross (ABC) network, who received correspondence from an inmate being housed in the MCC (ad-seg) unit of Sterling Correctional Complex in Sterling, CO and details a hunger strike.

Anarchy #08

Eighth issue of Anarchy magazines second series, articles in this issue mostly cover North America.

“We must do away with racial prejudice and imaginary boundary lines”: British Columbia wobblies before the First World War – Mark Leier

Labour historian Mark Leier’s chapter from Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW, in which he examines the transnationalism of the IWW, particularly across the US-Canadian border.

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.

Havana hub: Cuban anarchism, radical media and the trans-Caribbean anarchist network, 1902-1915

Kirwin Shaffer's article exploring the role the Havana-based weekly anarchist newspaper ¡Tierra! had in forging both a Cuban-wide and larger Caribbean-wide anarchist network from 1902-1915.

As #August21 prison strike approaches, repression against organizers escalates

A look at the co-ordinated clampdown targeting a number of prominent prison organizers in the run-up to the national prison strike set to begin on August 21st.