Tag: Mass Incarceration
Inside Sisi’s Prisons: Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s Fight for Freedom
Shireen Akram-Boshar interviews Sharif Kouddous about Egyptian political prisoner and hunger striker Alaa Abd el-Fattah.
John Clegg and Adaner Usmani respond to Norton and Stein’s critique of their analysis of the rise of mass incarceration.
Revolution Is Illegal
Orisanmi Burton reflects on the legacy of the Panther 21 on the 50th anniversary (to the day) of their acquittal.
The Vicious Circle
Reflecting on the trial of Derek Chauvin, Nicholas De Genova interrogates the white masculinist culture of violence that surrounds policing in the US.
Carceral Pardons, Carceral Riots
Dan Berger argues that Trump wielded his pardon power for the same reason governors have largely refused it: to defend mass incarceration and the political-economic inequalities it upholds.
Jack Norton and David Stein respond to John Clegg and Adaner Usmani’s argument that mass incarceration isn’t a product of racism. The authors’ argument, they demonstrate, is both conceptually misguided and empirically wrong.
Defunding the Police Means Transforming Our Society
Gerald Smith speaks at today’s Juneteenth West Coast port shutdown against racist police violence, continuing the ILWU’s long history of waging anti-racist struggles as class struggles.