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The New Slave Revolt

The work stoppages and hunger strikes being carried out in prisons across the country show that many of those locked in cages have a political consciousness we must begin to emulate.
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Why Prisoners Across the Country Have Gone on Strike

News / Independent News : Mother Jones

Following a call for a nationwide prison strike that began September 9, inmates in at least three states have organized work stoppages or staged protests in support of improving their wages and working conditions. Here's the latest ...

Political prisoners in Iloilo start 8-day hunger strike

News / Independent News : Signalfire

ILOILO CITY — Eight political prisoners, including a woman, yesterday started an eight-day hunger strike in Iloilo as part of a nationwide protest to demand the release of all political detainees in the country. The political prison...

Political Prisoner Chelsea Manning Goes on Hunger Strike Over Lack of Medical Treatment 

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root

Coinciding with the 45th anniversary of the Attica Prison Uprising and a national prison work stoppage to raise awareness about inhumane conditions, political prisoner Chelsea Manning, 28, has begun a hunger strike citing lack of pr...

National Prison Strike Campaign Vows to End ‘American Slave System’

News : Truthdig

Starting Sept. 9, prisoners in the United States will begin a coordinated effort to shut down prisons across the country.

Why we’re about the see the largest prison strike in history

News : The Raw Story

On September 9, a series of coordinated work stoppages and hunger strikes will take place at prisons across the country. Organized by a coalition of prisoner rights, labor, and racial justice groups, the strikes will include prisone...


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