Category: ICE

Kite Line- September 4, 2020: “If They Kill Me in the Hole, I’ll Go Out Satisfied” – ICE Detainees Protest Conditions at Winn

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we share important news from around the Midwest and more updates from the struggles in Louisiana’s immigrant detention centers.  Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson is facing threats on his life inside the Indiana Department of Corrections.  An abolitionist in Madison, Wisconsin has chosen to enter solitary confinement rather… Read more »

Kite Line- February 21, 2020: The End of Policing

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we focus on the history of police in the United States, and the concept of community policing. Alex Vitale, author of the new book, “The End of Policing” shares his research about the origins of modern police, and the inadequate ways that police respond to community… Read more »

Kite Line- December 6, 2019: Winning Back Your Voice

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 »

Kite Line- September 13, 2019: Children in Immigrant Detention

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 »

Kite Line- September 6, 2019: The Business of Incarceration- A Conversation with Craig Gilmore

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 »

TFN #15: Chinga La Migra

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”.

Abolish ICE

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 »

TFN #14: No Tacos for Fascists

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.