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‘Let Me Pay My Taxes’ Says Incarcerated Industry Worker

From inside a Minnesota prison cell, an incarcerated worker in the state’s Prison Industries Enhancement Certification Program (PIECP) is demanding the Department of Corrections (DOC) allow him to pay his taxes. Kashaun Pierce Sr. said for the last seven years he’s been trying to pay…

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Prisoners Face Retaliation for Protest at MCF-Stillwater

Bayport, MN — Those incarcerated in the B East living unit at MCF-Stillwater are suffering retribution a week after over 100 prisoners practiced an act of civil disobedience by refusing to go to their cells for a staff-induced lockdown. An email sent to the media…

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‘I Can’t Take This Shit No More’: Alabama Prisoner Takes a Stand

Content Warning: The following article contains graphic descriptions of violence and photographs showing blood.

Bessemer, Alabama — At around 2 a.m. on Sunday morning, August 13, Derrol Shaw took an opportunity to get free. Sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for murders he…

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​​The Case of Marvin Haynes – Part One

Minneapolis, MN – The grainy surveillance camera footage shows a small interrogation room—fifteen-by-fifteen, white walls, short cut-pile dark carpet, circular table, and a blue swivel chair. A door on the far wall stands open to the hallways and cubicles beyond. The date in the corner…

🦄 Police, Prison, Protest & Direct Action

Atlanta Fights to Save Its Forest 

Atlanta, GA – A harsh chorus of chants and drums erupted in the late afternoon silence of the upscale Atlanta suburb of Kennesaw, Georgia, Monday, punctuated by the pops of fireworks and the barks of dogs.

A group of 30-40 protestors chanting “Stop Cop City!”…