This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we speak with two writers, Laura Lasuertmer and Wendy Lee Spacek. Spacek and Lasuertmer run a writing workshop in the local jail. They tell us about the writing program, what led them to do this project, and its impact on folks in the inside. Then, we… Read more »
This post was originally published on this siteFirst, we hear some prison news and reflect on the anniversary of the Attica prison rebellion. Then, we hear more from last month’s Bend the Bars conference, which was held in Lansing, Michigan. In a compelling panel called “Fighting Immigrant Detention Centers”, organizers with the Little Village Solidarity… Read more »
This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we speak on the phone with writer and prison abolitionist Craig Gilmore, who begins by discussing his recent piece in Commune Magazine. The article, “The Business of Incarceration” is a review of American Prison, a critically acclaimed 2018 book by Shane Bauer. In his conversation with… Read more »
This post was originally published on this siteOn May 20th, Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez became the fifth child to die in border patrol custody since December. He was 16, and had been held for a week in a border patrol outpost that lacked proper provisioning. He had fled Guatemala, currently wracked with drought and violence,… Read more »
This post was originally published on this siteIn this week’s TFN, protests against ICE have been heating up across the United Snakes. We take a look at the dynamics of these occupations, plus the recent victory in the J20 trials and the alt-right’s latest plans to “Unite the Right”.
This post was originally published on this siteEast Bay organized an Abolish ICE! event at the US Citizenship and Immigration Services building in San Francisco. Over 200 people showed up including various speakers and musicians along with representatives and members of organizations in the Bay Area. Demonstrators surrounded over half of the building which takes… Read more »
This post was originally published on this siteThis week in the Fuckin News we take on Stephen Miller, the creepy fascist fanboy and former Dick Sphincter protégé, who’d like to turn Turtle Island into a whitey-white-world.