Reflections on White Supremacy by Anti-Imperialist Political Prisoner Jaan K. Laaman

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.

Notes on Photography, Power, and Insurgent Looks

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 …

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The Abolition Collective Solidarity Statement with Sept. 9 National Prisoners’ Strike

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 …

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Shadow Boxing: A Chicana’s Journey from Vigilante Violence to Transformative Justice

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 …

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