Rustbelt Abolition Radio:Reports from the Prisoner Resistance Movement 
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Rustbelt Abolition Radio  Reports from the Prisoner Resistance Movement  Episode 09 
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Rustbelt Abolition Radio  Monthly Program  For non-profit use only. 
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On the anniversary of the 1971 Attica prison rebellion we reflect on the intensifying political struggles behind bars by examining two extraordinary flashpoints: Amerikas nationwide September 9, 2016, prisoner strike, and the August 19, 2017, Millions for Prisoners march.

Firehawk, of Unstoppable, and Ben Turk of the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee of the Industrial Workers of the World discuss strategies developing within the contemporary prisoner resistance movement during The Fire Inside zine tour, while Krystal Rountree of the iamWE Prison Advocacy Network explains the organizing efforts inside and outside that made the August 19 Millions for Prisoners March possible. We close the episode with D, an incarcerated organizer with Jailhouse Lawyers Speak who tells us about what went down inside in the wake of August 19 " and whats next.

For more reporting on the prisoner resistance movement check out Michigans Kinross Prison Strike: Reflections from Inside, an exclusive audio archive weve created with the help of correspondents behind bars and MAPS: Michigan Abolition and Prisoner Solidarity. 
Ben Turk, Firehawk, Krystal Rountree, D 
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Rustbelt Abolition Radio is an abolitionist media and movement-building project based in Detroit, MI. Each episode amplifies the voices of those impacted by mass incarceration and explores ongoing work in the movement to abolish the carceral state.

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This show was co-produced by the Rustbelt Abolition Radio crew: Andres, a Maria, David Langstaff, Kaif Syed, and Alejo Stark. Original music by Bad Infinity.  
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View Script    09-26-2017  English 
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