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, July 8, 2010

Calling all artists: Tucson Resistance Against SB 1070

from the awesome Tucson coalition of the people on the front lines all these years:
----------------------- "Communities Uniting to Resist"-------------


YA BASTA! - ENOUGH!


Day of ART RESISTANCE Against SB1070

Friday, July 9th
4 to 7 pm
State Building
400 West Congress
Downtown Tucson
(there is shade)

Calling all artists: Banner makers, spoken word poets, chalk artists. Be creative, or come and admire, but be there to protest Gov. Brewer's and the Arizona legislature's racist attack on Arizonans.

Also Friday, July 16th - musicians, and Friday July 23rd - come make noise.

AND...

Come out Thursday, July 29th all day protest on the day SB1070 should be taking effect - UNLESS we stop it!

Sponsored by Communities Uniting to Resist:

Derechos Humanos Coalition
No More deaths
Tucson Samaritans
UA Against SB1070
Salt of the Earth labor College
Tucson May 1st Coalition
TYLO
We Reject Racism Campaign
International Action Center of Tucson
Tierra Y Libertad
Jobs with justice
Jewish voice for peace/AZ
Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras Restoration Project
Alliance for Global Justice
Tucson YWCA
Calpolli Teoxicalli
We Reject Racism Campaign
Tucson Club/Communist Party USA
Green Valley Samaritans
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