CeCe McDonald was sent to prison for defending herself against a hate crime. On the one year anniversary of her release, she discusses how to fight back against oppression. Part of Transformation's prison abolition series.
Even in a just war we need to feel the
pain and tragedy of losses on the other side. And in the Brink's
robbery our own mistakes and failings led to unnecessary casualties.
An extract from Love and Struggle: my life in SDS, the Weather Underground and Beyond.
On the night before Christmas, we’ll all be about. While the people are sleeping, we’ll realise our clout. We’ll expropriate goods from the stores, ‘cos that’s fair. And distribute them widely, to those who need care.
Author and activist Leslie Feinberg died this week, just before Transgender Day of Remembrance. As the opposite of a single-issue activist, ze showed what it was to resist, and to stand in solidarity with others.
In immaculate clinics people are segregated, held down, drugged, often with no other purpose than to control them and get them out of the way. Content warning: eating disorders, self harm, medical abuse.
Eleni wants to go to school. She can read and write already and says emphatically: “I don’t want to be given to get married. I want to learn my letters, learn to speak Greek properly and be a hairdresser”.
Social media facilitate differing degrees of involvement in
political action, helping more people to take small steps as part of a larger
fourth piece in our series on social media and the transformation of society.
runs through the narratives of both Israelis and Palestinians in the form of
the Holocaust and the Nakba. But in
order to rationalize their moral superiority, both sides actively deny the