Tag Archives: anti-prison

Hunger strikes against the solitary confinement of anarchist prisoner Alfredo Cospito in Italy

From the newspaper El Salto Diario, an article by Pedro Castrillo (30/11/2022). Alfredo Cospito, an Italian anarchist militant, has been on a hunger strike for more than a month in protest against the solitary confinement he has been subjected to … Continue reading

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For Russell Maroon Shoatz: The tradition of Maroon “anarchism”

Russell Maroon Shoatz, activist and writer, was a founding member of the revolutionary group Black Unity Council in 1969, as well as a member of the Black Panther Party and the Black Liberation Army. In 1972, he would be convicted … Continue reading

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The “forgotten fight” for prison abolition in France

I am often asked — What reforms of prison I should propose; but now, as twenty-five years ago, I really do not see how prisons could be reformed. They must be pulled down. Peter Kropotkin, Prisons: Universities of Crime There … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Gabriel Pombo da Silva and all anarchist prisoners

‘There is nothing to reform’ (words from Gabriel Pombo da Silvia via culmine, translated by war on society and published with the Anarchist Library): I am not so naive as to believe that what I am living here is something exceptional… and since “the … Continue reading

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Greece: The politics of exception in times of the pandemic (2)

Greece is often presented as an example to follow in the control of the COVID-19 pandemic, having kept numbers of infection and death comparatively low. (the Guardian) What is so often ignored or passed over in these celebratory judgements is … Continue reading

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For William Van Spronsen: In memoriam

From the CrimethInc. Collective …

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Resistance against the carceral state

[Prison] relieves us of the responsibility of seriously engaging with the problems of our society, especially those produced by racism and, increasingly, global capitalism. Angela Y. Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete? From the CrimethInc. Collective …

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