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In Wake of Death, Minnesota Prisoners Speak Out

Submitted on Mon, 08/13/2018 – 6:59pm By the Twin Cities Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee, August 10, 2018 As the Minnesota Department of Corrections ends its lockdown at all prisons except Stillwater, prisoners there are speaking out against human rights abuses…

New Prisoner Audio Confirms “Humanitarian Crisis” at Stillwater Prison: Prisoners and Families Demand An End to the Lockdown

Submitted on Wed, 08/22/2018 – 6:46pm By Joanna Nuñez – Twin Cities Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee, August 10, 2018 The lockdown at Stillwater Prison is now in its 27th day. As families and prisoners demand an end to the lockdown…

Want to Stop Violence in Minnesota Prisons? Free Our People

Submitted on Wed, 08/01/2018 – 7:23pm By IWOC – It’s Going Down, July 31, 2018 Editorial from the Twin Cities chapter of the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) that links horrific conditions inside with ongoing violence.  On July 18, the…

First Incarcerated Worker Industrial Union Branch Forming

Submitted on Mon, 01/22/2018 – 7:02pm By IWOC – It’s Going Down, January 18, 2018 The following article from the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) announces that the Mandingo Warriors & Associates…

Inmates Launch Month-Long Strike to Protest ‘Slavery Conditions’ in Florida Prisons

Submitted on Wed, 01/17/2018 – 8:14pm By Julia Conley – Common Dreams, January 14, 2018 Inmates in Florida’s prisons launched a month-long strike on Monday in protest of the state’s use of “modern day slavery” within its correctional facilities. In…