THIS BLOG is NOW RETIRED

I began this blog in May 2009 following the death of Marcia Powell at Perryville State Prison in Goodyear, Arizona. It is not intended to prescribe the path that leads to freedom from the prison industrial complex.

Rather, these are just my observations in arguably the most racist, fascist, militaristic state in the nation at a critical time in history for a number of intersecting liberation movements. From Indigenous resistance to genocidal practices, to the fight over laws like SB1070 and the ban on Ethnic Studies, Arizona is at the center of many battles for human rights, and thus the struggle for prison abolition as well - for none are free until all are. I retired the blog in APRIL 2013.

Visit me now at Arizona Prison Watch or Survivors of Prison Violence-AZ

David Rovics: We Are Everywhere

To my fellow activists now struggling through life - let this be a reminder that you are not alone and that we desperately need you here. All the injustice, grief, war, and human suffering calls for us to stay and do everything we can about it - you can't help us anymore when you're gone. Don't give up the fight - your last shred of hope may just keep someone else alive, too.
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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Beyond the Border: Mas alla de la Frontera.

No More Deaths &



The Fair Trade Café Present:


Friday Night Film Series


A series of films about the border and immigration


January15
7:30pm
Beyond the Border:
Mas alla de la Frontera


Beyond the Border: Mas Alla de la Frontera traces the painful transition made by four sons in the Ayala family who leave their close-knit family in Mexico to seek "una vida mejor" (a better life) in Kentucky. Struggling to fit in, they find a different version of the American Dream.


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1020 North First Avenue
NW Corner of Central Ave. & Roosevelt St.
602-354-8150

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