So given the number of reporters we've talked to about #PrisonStrike2018 who have never covered prisoner resistance before and in many cases have little to no experience writing about prisons, I'm making a list of writers I suggest editors try to commission for pieces (thread)
First is my mentor @bsonenstein who sets the bar in writing about prisoner resistance. He has years of experience including the most thorough reporting on the 2016 strike, where he broke many of the stories shadowproof.com/category/priso…
Jul 2, 2018 • 5 tweets • 1 min read
Abolition does not require a new system of racialized control and the hyper exploitation of labor to come and replace the old. In fact, that's not abolition.
We don't have to replace evil systems. We can stop being horrible human beings to each other.
It's possible, I promise.
It is okay to be uncertain about the consequences of ceasing to do something awful. But that doesn't mean you have to fill the void of that uncertainty.