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  • Amtrak Hijacker Participated In Neo-Nazi Chats with Charlottesville Organizers

    October 8, 2018
    Lincoln, NE – 26-year-old neo-Nazi Taylor Wilson was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison last week for his attempted armed attack on an Amtrak train last year. Now, newly discovered materials, including leaked Discord chats from the now-defunct Traditionalist Worker Party, show that Wilson…...
  • #NoDAPL Water Protector Michael ‘Rattler’ Markus Sentenced to Federal Prison

    October 2, 2018
    Bismarck, ND – A third federal defendant has been sentenced to prison as the US Attorney’s office continues to prosecute indigenous people involved in defending protest encampments opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in fall 2016. Last Thursday, September 28, Michael Markus, also known as…...
  • Harsh Conditions, Violent Repression: Stoking the Flame of the 2018 Prison Strike

    September 7, 2018
    Prisons, USA – An “improvement to the conditions of prisons” is part of the first of ten demands of the nationwide 2018 Prison Strike, which comes to a symbolic end on September 9. That day is the 47th anniversary of the Attica Uprising, the historic…...
  • Prison Slave Labor: A Driving Force in 2018 Prison Strike

    August 29, 2018
    Prison, USA – One of the primary demands of the 2018 nationwide prison strike is the abolition of prison slavery. The legal framework of the current system of prison slavery in America is upheld by the 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which allows for…...
  • Red Fawn Fallis Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison

    July 11, 2018
    Bismarck, ND – Red Fawn Fallis, a political prisoner arrested during the movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, was sentenced today in federal court by Judge Daniel Hovland. Fallis was sentenced to 57 months (4.75 years) in federal prison. She will receive a credit…...
  • Books Banned in U.S. Prisons Featured at Minneapolis Art Festival

    June 25, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – This year’s Northern Spark art festival featured an exhibit which displayed a collection of books banned in prisons across the United States, called the Section of Disapproved Books. According to PrisonPolicy.org, there are roughly “2.3 million people in 1,719 state prisons, 102…...
  • Anti-Racist Coalition Rallies Against Fascism and State Repression at DC Police HQ

    June 25, 2017
    Washington, DC – A ‘speakout’ event took place on Sunday outside the Washington DC Metro Police Headquarters. The rally was held in part to condemn the aggressive prosecution of Trump inauguration protesters arrested on January 20, over two hundred of whom face up to eighty…...
  • Reportbacks From the Scarsella Trial (Ten Part Series)

    May 1, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – Hennepin County Judge Hilary Caliguiri sentenced white supremacist Allen Scarsella to 182 months for his racially motivated act of domestic terrorism, shooting five unarmed protesters in Minneapolis in November 2015. Scarsella’s trial featured over thirty witnesses and lasted through eleven days of…...
  • Scarsella Trial – Part Ten: Scarsella Guilty of 12 Felonies, Sentenced to 15 Years

    April 27, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – On February 2, 2017 a jury of twelve in Hennepin County, Minnesota found white supremacist Allen Scarsella guilty on all twelve felonies levied against him for his November 2015 racially-motivated shooting. On April 26, 2017, Scarsella was sentenced to 182 months (15…...
  • Solecast 29 w/ Abby Martin on The Empire

    September 22, 2016
    Solecast 29 consists of an extensive conversation with Abby Martin. The Solecast (Interviews) by sole Abby is the host of The Empire Files on Telesur and former host of RT’s “Breaking The Set.”  The Empire Files is a thorough examination of US imperialism, its corporations,…...