prison abolition

Bradford Gamble, liberated activist and prison whistleblower

When Bradford Gamble died, he was surrounded by his family. The 65-year-old had been imprisoned for nearly a lifetime —…

August 23, 2022

Black August: A tribute to freedom fighters

The following slightly edited article was first published in August 2013. Lilly ran as Workers World Party’s candidate for vice…

August 18, 2022

My cancer − and the cancerous prison system

By Kevin “Rashid” Johnson On July 1, 2022, I was informed by a prison doctor here at Virginia’s Nottoway Correctional…

July 21, 2022

Reproductive justice and the U.S. carceral system

The Supreme Court ruling against reproductive rights guaranteed for 50 years in the SCOTUS Roe v. Wade decision has had…

July 8, 2022

Why abolition of all forms of incarceration?

By Sophia Williams “The majority of people who are in prison are there because society has failed them.” (Angela Davis)…

July 1, 2022

Abolishing the death penalty – and capitalism

​​By Workers World Houston bureau To understand the systemic cruelty and deep inequalities that persist in the criminal injustice system…

June 24, 2022

ALL STADIUMS AIN’T FULL: Pam and the Party didn’t buy tickets

By the Underground Poet for Mumia’s 68th birthday Today we sang the National Anthem To celebrate the opening of baseball…

May 13, 2022