We here at Free Radical Media recently interviewed anarchist activist John Carico, and would like to share an anti-incarceration action he is helping to organize for Mayday 2016.
“Why are we against prison? Because what goes on behind those walls does anything but rehabilitate people.
In solidarity with victims of police brutality, we fight a judicial system that oppresses us all, but especially targets people of color, women, LGBTQ people. gender non-conforming people, and members of other marginalized groups, at every point of contact, from being pulled over for a broken taillight to being beaten up and thrown in solitary for daring to speak out.
The fact that our children are being oppressed and exploited in this same way, and subjected to the same brutal and inhumane conditions as offenders in adult prisons, is unacceptable.… Read the rest