IWW’s in Texas Prisons Planning Work Stoppages for Early April

Monday April 4th 2016, Texas prisoners will begin a SERIES of Statewide Work Stoppages, Strikes, and Slowdowns to force the Texas Legislature to address much needed Reform to the Parole, Medical, Grievance, and, Legal System in Texas. Prisoners are also DEMANDING Humane Living  Conditions and Treatment. The above FACEBOOK PAGE is for your Freeworld Friends…

Beyond Innocence: US Political Prisoners and the Fight Against Mass Incarceration

By Dan Berger font size    Print  (Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout) From Truthout President Obama’s recent statements about mass incarceration, together with his decision to commute the sentences of 46 people serving lengthy and life sentences in federal prison on drug charges, treat “nonviolent drug offenders” as the symbolic figureheads of America’s prison problem. This framing…