Joy James uses poet Lucille Clifton's image of “new bones” to reflect on a series of revolutionary anniversaries in 2021 and the nature of political leadership.
Introducing this week's Verso Roundtable, analysing the movement for police and prison abolition a year on from last summer's protests.
The political prisoner has played a central role in the history of modern liberation struggles, argues Angela Davis.
The police have always been used as a tool for the social control of minority populations and to protect the power and property of the elite. A reading list that puts the call for the abolishment of the police in historical context.