As part of the Allied Students for Another Politics! Radical teach in series, Dr. Robert Thompson and OSU graduate students, Zandro Lerma, and Amber Moody discuss the connections between capitalism, racism, and the prison-industrial-complex. Co-sponsored by the Anarres Project for Alternatives Futures.
Tag Archive: prison
Kristina Gonzales teaches at the Bernalillo County Juvenile Detention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
By Mark Naison Just think. If we ended the Drug War, a third of the prisons in the US would have to be closed;
By Chuck Morse I just had a long talk with some local ex-cons about how much they deplore the recent protests against police violence. These guys (all of whom are Black) have spent huge amounts of time in the prison system and most are still linked to it on some level.
By Phoenix Calida I will never understand how “violence isn’t the answer” in a country where- Some of our biggest grossing and most critically acclaimed films and tv shows are about organized crime syndicates;
By Phoenix Calida Yes, the privatized prison system requires inmates for a profit. But prison profit didn’t start with privatization of prison.
By Chuck Morse Sanctioning the cop who murdered Mike Brown is far less important than dismantling the prison industrial complex.
Pressing the Restart Button on Liberatory Movements By Christian Matheis Recently, I posted the following question on a social media site: If feminism hit the reset button and we got to fix what we broke the first time, what would the do-over look like?
On October 31st, Katherine Ann Power spoke to a standing room only audience at Oregon State University about her evolution from student activist against the Vietnam War, to self-styled revolutionary guerrilla, to fugitive on FBI’s Most Wanted List, to her surrender and experiences as prisoner and penitent, to her deepening commitment to live as a “practical peace catalyst.” Power was…
Join us for a noontime event and discussion with Katherine Ann Power on Friday, Oct 31st at Noon in MU206: Asian/Pacific Room. Katherine Ann Power will talk about her evolution from student activist against the Vietnam War, to self-styled revolutionary guerrilla, to fugitive on FBI’s Most Wanted List, to her surrender and experiences as prisoner and penitent, to her deepening commitment…