Live Updates from the National Prisoner Strike

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Prisoners rioted at Florida Holmes Correctional Institution this past Wednesday night

live updates from the national prisoner strike

follow along with us as things escalate on both sides of the wall. Perhaps you’ve heard things are heating up inside prisons and jails across the country today.


  • Is a Prison Strike Leader Being Falsely Accused of Inciting Terrorism?AlterNet
  • This Week May See the Largest Prison Strike in US History The Nation
  • US Prisoners Are Going on Strike to Protest a Massive Forced Labor System Quartz
  • Inmates Are Kicking off a Nationwide Strike Today Mother Jones
  • Inmates Are Planning the Largest Prison Strike in US History The Nib
  • Prisons in 24 States Plan to Strike Friday BuzzFeed
  • How Prisoners Are Organizing a National Strike from Behind BarsTruthOut
  • Hundreds of Inmates Riot at Florida Prison Miami Herald
  • Nationwide Prison Strike Launches in 24 States and 40 Facilities over Conditions and Forced Labor Democracy Now!
  • “It’s just dressed up slavery” ThinkProgress
  • “45 years after Attica prisoners are organizing what could be the biggest prison strike ever” In These Times
  • Why Prisoners Nationwide Are Striking CBS
  • Salinas Valley State Prison Inmates to Join Nationwide StrikeMonterey County Weekly
  • National Prison Strike Set For Friday Patch
  • How To Organize the Largest US Prison Strike Ever … From Inside Prison Wired
  • Incarcerated Workers Plan Labor Strike to Resist Prison Slavery System Shadow Proof
  • Prison Strike Against Forced Labor Kicks off in the US ROAR Magazine
  • National Prison Strike Turns Spotlight Toward Industry’s ProblemsClevescene
  • “A Call to End Slavery: Nationwide Prison Strike Kicks Off” Common Dreams
  • Today May Mark the Largest Prison Strike in US History Harvard Law Record
  • Inmates to Mark Anniversary of Attica Uprising with Nationwide Prison Strike Free Speech Radio News
  • US Prisoners Reportedly Attempting Widespread Labor StrikeSnopes
  • The US Could See One of the Largest Prison Strikes in National History Today WCBI
  • Inmates Go on Strike Across Country to Protest ‘Slavery’ in PrisonsRolling Out
  • Prison Inmates Strike Planned for Friday WTVY
  • Prisoners Gear Up for Mass Strike to Protest State-Sponsored ‘Slavery,’ Racism TruthDig
  • Prison Protest Coming to NJ Cities on Attica Anniversary NJ
  • How inmates tried to coordinate a nationwide prison strikeEnGadget
  • This is a call to end slavery in American Medium
  • The Largest Prison Strike in American History Is Happening Right Now CityLab
  • The US could see one of the largest prison strikes in national history AJC
  • Is Another Attica on the Horizon? The Atlantic
  • As Prisoners Go on Strike to Defend Their Human Rights, Government Uses Bogus Terrorism Allegations In Attempt to Stifle Dissent Bordc
  • Largest Prison Strike in US History Hopes to Expose Injustice and Suffering Autostraddle
  • All over the US prisoners are on strike for an end to prison slaveryVICE
  • Three Must-Read Pieces on the Massive Strike Taking Place Right Now Colorlines
  • Thousand of Prisoners Are Going On Strike to Protest “Slave Labor”Ambrosia for Heads
  • Downtown protest tonight supports nationwide prison strikeMetrotimes
  • Inmates launch massive nationwide strike to protest ‘modern slavery’ in US prison system Independent UK
  • Inmate work stoppage at Alabama prison comes on 45th anniversary of deadly Attica riot CBS 42 / WIAT
  • Inmate worker strike reported at Holman Monterey Advertiser / USA Today
  • 45 inmates at Alabama prison stage work stoppage AL
  • Protest Planned for County Jail in Unison with Nationwide StrikeIndependent
  • Ohio Prisoners Join Nationwide Labor Strike Radio WOSU
  • 2 more Florida prisons on lockdown Miami Herald
  • 2 arrested during ‘Slave labor’ protest downtown Koin
  • Inmates go on strike to end slavery Complex
  • Work stoppage reported at Holman Correctional Facility Alabama News
  • Inmate work stoppage at Alabama prison comes on 45th anniversary of deadly Attica riot WIAT
  • Work stoppage reported at Holman Correctional Facility **12 WSFA
  • Inmates strike in prisons nationwide over ‘slave labor’ working conditions Guardian
  • #EndPrisonSlavery: National Inmate Work Strike Begins on Anniversary of 1971 Attica Prison Uprising The Root
  • Nationwide, Prisoners Strike Over Slave Wages, Living ConditionsTriple Pundit
  • US inmates launch nationwide prison protests Bangkok Post
  • Green Bay Correctional officer sent to hospital after latest assault at prison WBAY
  • Quiet night in Florida prisons after 2 days of disturbances Miami Herald
  • Attica remembered? Florida quells major prison disturbance Naples Daily News
  • Inmate accused of attacking Liberty prison
  • GB Prison Worker Assaulted by Inmate WSAU
  • Inmates are kicking off what could be the biggest prison strike in America Business Insider
  • Holman prison inmates strike over inmate pay, other issues Dothan Eagleprisoners

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