We’re Hitting the Road! U.K. End Toxic Prisons Tour Dates & Details

TOUR DETAILS Thursday 28th September London 7pm, 125 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9RG https://www.facebook.com/events/114869449183950/ Friday 29th September Cardiff With IWW Cymru Wales and No Prisons De Cymru Connect International English Academy, First Floor, 26-28 Churchill Way, CF10 2DY Cardiff https://www.facebook.com/events/129793397664005/ Saturday 30th September Port Talbot 10.30am, Aberavon Beach Hotel, The Princess Margaret Way, Swansea Bay,…

Attica Anniversary/Pre-Hurricane Phone Zap for Florida prisoners

Attica Anniversary/Pre-Hurricane Phone Zap for Florida prisoners Repression for the September 2016 Prisoner Strike continues to this day. One example is Florida prisoner Julius Smith currently at Hamilton CI. His case represents an extreme but unfortunately common example of repression where correctional officers punish a prisoner for alleged gang affiliations as a result of efforts…

Major victory with EPA recognizing “Prison Ecology” on EJSCREEN

Major victory with EPA recognizing “Prison Ecology” on EJSCREEN from Prison Ecology Project Two years ago, the concept of Prison Ecology was introduced to the world, building off the work of jailhouse lawyers, scholars and activists around the country. On many occasions spanning the last 4 decades of the prison boom (in which prisoner populations…

Exclusive- Organizing Behind Bars Panel from FTP 2017 Convergence

In this exclusive panel from the 2017 Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence 7 former and current prisoners and family members of those imprisoned share their stories of struggle and solidarity across the prison bars. (Audio File Available here- https://archive.org/details/OrganizingBehindBarsPanel) 0:54 Kari Ann Boushee- Kari Ann is Co-Director of the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee and niece of…

Sewage and the Disgusting Effects of Prison Overcrowding in California

from FightToxicPrisons.org Ken Hartman has served 37 years of his life sentence without the possibility of parole in the California prison system. Even though the state’s prisons were court-ordered to reduce the bloated prison population years ago, the problems of overpopulation persist and with it the inevitable issues that arise from crowded human warehouses. In…

Following up on the FTP 2017 Convergence

[The following letter was sent to all who registered for the 2017 FTP Convergence, but we felt there was pertinent info in here for the rest of you as well. Have a look, take some action, write some prisoners to tell them about it, and pass it on.] Greetings Toxic Prison Fighters, Earlier this month…

Fight Toxic Prison 2017 Convergence Ends with Rowdy #CloseCarswell Noise Demo

Fight Toxic Prison 2017 Convergence Ends with Rowdy #CloseCarswell Noise Demo FMC Carswell, Fort Worth, TX — June 5, 2017 After 3 days of networking, movement building and organizing at the Fight Toxic Prisons (FTP) Convergence in Denton, TX, approximately 50 organizers and revolutionaries from across the country gathered outside the Carswell federal prison. The…

Eco-Prisoner Marius Mason is out of Administrative Segregation!

Eco-Prisoner Marius Mason is out of Administrative Segregation! from FightToxicPrisons.org On May 8, Marius Mason was moved out of the Carswell Federal Medical Center’s (FMC) Administrative Unit, into general population. While this is a far cry from freedom, for the first time in nearly seven years, Marius is able to see the sky and feel…

Florida doesn’t want prisoners to know what a co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter said about cynicism and movement building…

Or what a PhD said about “Black Genealogies of Power” by Panagioti Tsolkas / FightToxicPrisons.org The March 2017 edition of the Gainesville Iguana was impounded by Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) officials with a one word reason: “Racial.” It’s not a huge shock coming from the prison censors that have been banning Michelle Alexander’s book…