April 9, 2021
From It's Going Down
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Long-time journalist and prison abolitionist author and organizer Victoria Law joins It’s Going Down to discuss their new book, Prisons Make Us Safer: And 20 Other Myths of Mass Incarceration. We discuss the myths used to justify mass incarceration brought up in Law’s new book, prisoner resistance in an age of COVID-19, how the struggles of women and trans prisoners are often overlooked and under-reported, and how the State has adapted and responded to the growing surge of abolitionist sentiment and activity.

More Info: Victoria Law homepage, on Twitter, article on Prisons Make Us Safer in Teen Vogue.

photo: Tim Hüfner via Unsplash

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