Prisons: tear them down

Hunger strikers protest solitary confinement conditions in Pennsylvania

June 11 — Eleven incarcerated workers at Pennsylvania’s State Correctional Institution-Greene started a hunger strike June 7. As of this…

June 14, 2022

Two years after a deadly COVID-19 outbreak and not one lesson learned

By Steve Brooks This article previously ran as an op-ed piece in the Sacramento Bee. For six and a half…

June 13, 2022

Inhumane system separates families

From behind bars at U.S. Penitentiary-McCreary in rural Kentucky, Eli Torres received the news from his family back home in…

June 7, 2022

Mumia Abu-Jamal: When the empire calls

The following message from political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal was prepared for the Workers’ Summit in Tijuana, Mexico, June 10-12, which…

June 6, 2022

Shakaboona – Free at last!

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall walked out of the Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia May 11, after serving an unconditional sentence of…

June 1, 2022

Syracuse, New York, protest: ‘white supremacy is terrorism’

Syracuse, New York Central New York activists and community members marched in Syracuse on May 25 to memorialize and protest…

June 1, 2022

Supreme Court rules “ineffective counsel” doesn’t matter

The list of incarcerated people who have been unjustly convicted because their attorneys were poorly paid, overloaded with cases and…

May 31, 2022

Early gay liberation: Anti-racist solidarity 

Part 76 of Feinberg’s Lavender & Red series on the intersection of LGBTQ2S+ and socialist history appeared Oct. 7, 2006,…

May 27, 2022

No new jails! Tear Down the Walls commentary

The prisons, jails and detention centers in New York City have long been evolving in service of capitalism. From their…

May 25, 2022

Release Mumia now!

Special to Workers World July 3 will mark 40 years since Black Panther Party member, activist and revolutionary journalist Mumia…

May 25, 2022