Prisons and Police
Fire to the Prisons-Issue #9-Summer 2010
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Peter Gelderloos' immensely accessible and useful book, now available as a professional-quality, printable booklet.
we inspired by some real crazy bitchez.
Not Yr Cister Press
No more prisons & police against surveillance society, 325 poster.
Sticker version of the 325 collective poster "Against Control Technologies, Against the Prison Society". Print these out & cover them with an overlapping layer of packing tape before you cut them out. They'll stay up through rain storms!
On Sunday, June 27 2010 there will be a Demonstration Against Prison in Toronto. Anarchists are organizing the demonstration as a part of the larger mobilization in opposition to the G20 meetings.
This is a statement of our perspective and intention for the demo, more details to come soon.
We want to expand our solidarity in struggle against prison. We want people to join us and directly confront the systems of social control. We want to be everything prison isn’t: uncontrollable, joyful, creative…
The location for this demo T.B.A. read more »
The Demand for Order and the Birth of Modern Policing
by Kristian Williams
From: Rose City Copwatch at
This is the final version.
from 325 distro
This is a little flyer put together by some Portland anarchists who are tired of the sentiment that the Portland Police department is afflicted with some "bad apples". Pretty insular and PDX-specific, but makes clear that all cops are bad cops.
Midwest Books to Prisoners Zine #1 March 2010
Table of Contents:
1 - Police Rogues Gallery
2 - Obama directs Illinois to host Guantanamo Bay detainees
3 - Free after Decades: Tortured and Innocent Prisoners
4 - Civil and Human Rights Violations at Cook County Jail
5 - Governor Quinn Kills Early Release Program
6 - Chicago Copwatch: People’s Blotter
7 - Women Prisoner Struggles
8 - Draft Proposal for an Anarchist Black Cross Network
9 - “Conviction Through Corruption” - the story of Willie Boyd
10 - Writing through Prisoners in Illinois read more »
As Day Follows Night: An Introduction to Prisoner Support
“Any political movement or peoples struggle, which
fails to provide support to fallen comrades, is
doomed to failure as certain as day follows night.”
-Harold H. Thompson
“Any political movement that does not support its
political internees is a sham movement!”
“A movement that is not capable of looking after its
comrades in prison is destined to die, and that at a
high price under atrocious torture.”
- Daniela Carmignani
“The point is simple: no serious political struggle read more »
a guide to the events surrounding the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) Ministerial in Miami, November 20-21, 2003
.A Collaborative Work.
This pamphlet was written in Kingston Ontario, the city with the largest concentration of prisons in Canada, and our hometown. We wrote it to bring people up to speed with what we see as a dangerous agenda at work within the federal government with respect to the Canadian prison system. At this very moment, the federal Conservative Party, their various corporate partners, and their provincial proxy-parties are pushing hard for a major expansion of the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC). read more »
Selected Anarchist Responses to Prisons and Crime
Vol. 1; 1886-1929