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Africa and Prison Imperialism

by James Patrick Jordan (The following piece is an updated version of a presentation for the 2020 African Liberation Day radio special by the All-African Peoples Revolutionary Party-(GC) and the Africa Awareness Association) The United States government has invested considerable resources toward the restructuring of African prison systems. This is an example of what we,…

Why did the Bureau of Prisons impose a national lockdown days after the murder of George Floyd?

by Natalia Schuurman Following the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, a nationwide uprising of unprecedented proportions has swept  the U.S. in thousands of cities and towns, large and small, across all 50 states. This surge of mass resistance around issues of racial injustice, occurring against the…

Support those arrested resisting police repression and racism-Resource Guide

“As city after city in the United States experiences their own insurrectionary social explosion in the face of police violence and the militarization of State repression, we must all unite to follow the lead and to defend those who are the main targets of oppression…. The political and corporate elites will double down on the…

We are All George Floyd; We are All Tupac Amaru

Tupac Amaru II, the Andean revolutionary, is reputed to have told the Spanish occupiers, before they gruesomely killed him, that they could kill him but, “I’ll be back and there will be millions of us.” George Floyd could not make a memorable statement because a killer cop’s knee was choking the life out of him.…

David Ravelo Gutiérrez beaten, taken by Colombian authorities—Demand his freedom NOW!

David Ravelo Guttiérrez is a well -known social leader and human rights defender who has been beaten by Colombian armed forces and detained without charges in La Modelo prison. He is the son of well-known human rights defender and ex-political prisoner David Ravelo Crespo.   Join with international solidarity activists to demand his safety and…

End Mass Incarceration, Breeding Ground for Coronavirus-Act Now!

The coronavirus pandemic has turned prisons into breeding grounds for the pandemic. We are asking you to take the following actions in support of this campaign: Send an appeal to international human rights officials and authorities demanding an end to mass incarceration during this pandemic If you are a resident of the United States, click…

Open Letter to Condemn Trump Administration’s Hypocritical Indictment on Drug Charges of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and High-Ranking Venezuelan Officials

The Alliance for Global Justice, CODEPINK, and Friends invite your organization and prominent individuals in your community to sign on to the Open Letter below. The letter will be used to educate the press, public, and elected officials about the US government’s economic and political war against Venezuela at a time when all countries are…