Argues for social defense as a grassroots initiative linked to challenges to oppressive structures in society, such as patriarchy, police, and the state. Filled with examples from Finland to Fiji.
Completed only days before the author was assassinated in an alleged prison escape attempt. Political essays, thoughts and fragments from the legendary prison activist and revolutionary.
The CIA, Drugs And The Press$19.95
Both a detailed chronology and analysis of the CIA's role as drug baron - from the mind-control drugs of the 40s and 50s, the heroin trade in South-East Asia, support of anti-Castro Cuban drug...
Arrested on the New Jersey Turnpike, convicted after 7 trials, broken out of prison and escaped to asylum in Cuba, where she lives today. The underground railroad is still in business. The...
The Prison Letters of George Jackson$16.95
Still essential reading. It may be even more important now than it was in 1970 to spread the insights to Amerikan society seen best from the inside of a cell. You must read this book.
Address to the Prisoners in the Cook County Jail & Other Writings on Crime & Punishment$18.00
Darrow's Crime & Criminals, originally published by Charles H. Kerr in 1902, is not only one of the greatest works by the greatest attorney in US history, it is also a little masterpiece in...
Visions of California in the 21st Century$19.95
Artist Sandow Birk has created a series of paintings and prints of California's thirty-three State Penitentiaries and two Federal Prisons. Birk made a pilgrimage to these correctional facilities to...
The Autobiography of James Carr$16.00
"When I was nine years old I burned down my school."--from the text. James Carr started fighting when he was very young, and never gave up. A child prodigy of crime in the streets of the L.A....
A short, impassioned, argument for abolition. Davis eloquently points out that mass incarceration has had little or no effect on crime, how disproportionate numbers of the poor and minorities end...
Death Row Stories & Interviews$15.00
This is a pretty incredible anthology, though of course, it ought not to be. A collection of interviews with 6 Texas Death Row inmates, conducted by Nonan Williams, himself a Death Row resident....