"Marxist faith is a faith in the future which men make for themselves in and through history. Or, more accurately, in the future that we must make for ourselves by what we do, so that this faith becomes a ‘wager’ which we make that our actions will, in fact, be successful. The transcendental element present … Continue reading Quotes on Revolutionary Faith and the God of Abolition
From Quaker Insurrection on facebook, referencing the upcoming ICE round-up of families: What is the point of an hour a week in silence? To nourish our spirits? To sustain a sense of community? To have a shared ritual? Your messages and vocal ministry, your moments of deep silence, are vile when the Spirit is demanding … Continue reading What is your meeting doing about it?
The Demands: - That MDOC addresses and ceases all harassment by Corrections Officers and prison administrators against Todd. - End threats by MDOC administration to deny Todd parole in retaliation for his whistle-blowing - Transfer Todd back to a U.P. Facility by the second week of January, as promised by Deputy Warden Macauley, so he can have regular … Continue reading Call-In Today (Monday, 1/7/19) for Prisoner Whistleblower
I can’t stop crying about Jakelin Caal, the little 7 year old Guatemalan girl killed by border patrol agents. I’ve been crying for the children I knew would die on the border since I heard about the migrant caravan a few months ago, but it came and went in waves. Now, I can’t get this … Continue reading Let the Little Children Come to Me
Comrades in Harrisburg, PA have contacted us and requested that we share this image, with their accompanied text. We dropped our banner on an overpass near Harrisburg,PA in solidarity with this past month’s prison strike. We want to honor their wishes to keep this issue in the public eye, letting our friends (and enemies) on … Continue reading Banner Drop near Harrisburg: “End Prison Labor, Shut Down Berks”
And you can read that article here: https://sojo.net/articles/how-activists-are-connecting-dots-between-faith-and-prison-strike The Friendly Fire Collective, a network of radical Quaker-inspired activists, have also expressed solidarity with strikers’ demands. In their endorsement, Friendly Fire proclaimedthat “God is a Prison Abolitionist.” Hye Sung Francis, a Friendly Fire activist, said that the collective grounds itself in Jesus’ mission to “proclaim freedom for … Continue reading Friendly Fire was mentioned in a Sojourners article on the Prison Strike
As the local Friendly Fire group, we decided that we would cancel our prayer meeting in order to attend an action instead. As endorsers of the National Prison Strike, and as followers of Jesus, a revolutionary abolitionist, we felt that participating in this noise demo in solidarity with striking prisoners was important. The action as … Continue reading Noise Demo Reportback