Prisons: tear them down

North Carolina comes together to ‘Smash the Police State’

Raleigh, N.C. Hundreds gathered here in Nash Square, where demonstrations have been held daily since May 30, for a July…

August 5, 2020

Pensacola protests federal war on the people

By Shannon Dover Workers World Party-Pensacola branch held a demonstration Aug. 1 in solidarity with Portland’s resistance to federal forces…

August 5, 2020

Breaking through the walls of isolation:
What is the Prisoners Solidarity Committee?

This slightly edited statement first appeared in the Sept. 17, 1971, WW as part of a special eight-page Prisoners Solidarity…

August 5, 2020

50 years of struggle from Black August to Black Lives Matter Movement – a WW commentary

This Aug. 7 marks the 50th anniversary of the heroic attempt by Jonathan Jackson, younger brother of George Jackson, to…

August 3, 2020

Behind the walls

Voting rights for the incarcerated in Florida The Supreme Court upheld a ruling of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals…

July 31, 2020

Aug. 8 All out for MOVE protest and tribute to Delbert Africa

Philadelphia The MOVE organization has called a protest against police terror on Saturday, Aug. 8, the 42nd anniversary of the…

July 31, 2020

Sixth annual Sandra Bland #Say Her Name protest in New York City

A spirited group of about 100 protesters gathered July 13 in Union Square in New York City to demand justice…

July 29, 2020

Racist guards attack Soledad prisoners

In a 3 a.m. raid July 20, approximately 200 Black prisoners at California’s Soledad state prison were violently taken from…

July 29, 2020

Mumia Abu-Jamal commentary: A crack in the wall 

This column, posted initially on prisonradio.org, first appeared on workers.org on Jan. 4, 2017.   For Dylann Roof, the next few…

July 23, 2020

Anti-racist protests accelerate across North Carolina

Durham, N.C. July 20 — Throughout North Carolina, from urban to rural areas, the anti-racist uprising continues, most prominently with…

July 22, 2020