Ruth Wilson Gilmore discusses the function of prisons under racial capitalism, abolitionist organizing, mass incarceration and class struggle, and what has changed since the publication of Golden Gulag.
When, if ever, is it justified for the state to surveil, infiltrate and repress political movements? Connor Woodman replies to Alex Vitale's The End of Policing, and argues for an abolitionist perspective on political policing
The unprecedented prison expansion over the last four decades is inconceivable outside the context of mass antiracist and class struggle and the state’s crushing of the urban insurrections of the 1960s.
How should we think about the relationship between race and class on the left? As Christina Heatherton reminds us in this series of reflections on David Roediger's new book Class, Race, and Marxismthe point is not to be right, but to get free.