This wide-ranging essay, written by anti-imperialist U.S. political prisoner, Jaan K. Laaman, one of the original Ohio-7/United Freedom Front defendants, lays out a historical and current analysis of white supremacy in the United States. This essay is part of Abolition’s inaugural issue.
by Stefanie Fock [This intervention is part of Abolition’s inaugural issue.] On July 8, 2015, twenty-eight year old Çilem Doğan got arrested in Adana, Turkey, after she had shot her ex-husband who had repeatedly abused her and tried to force her into prostitution. For their coverage of this case, Turkish and international media repeatedly reproduced […]
The Abolition Collective stands in solidarity with the prisoners’ nationally coordinated work stoppage and protest starting on Sept 9, 2016, the 45th anniversary of the Attica rebellion. Incarcerated people across the United States have issued the following call to action against prison slavery in America, which includes slave labor, overseer terror, isolation, and other torturous […]
by Lena Palacios Dedication: To the victims and survivors of both sexual and state violence, to the many shadowboxers whom I know and love: to those who intimately understand that boxing is war but so is life. [Shadow Boxing: A Chicana’s Journey from Vigilante Violence to Transformative Justice (14:22 minutes)] Synopsis: In this video mash-up dedicated […]