Archive | November, 2011

Ten Ways the Occupy Movement Changes Everything

Albuquerque Cultural Conference

In Albuquerque, as elsewhere, our own Occupy group has formed. It is continuing to hold space in front of the University of New Mexico grounds. The following essay was distributed by members of the group recently. We urge you to respond to us concerning this essay, keeping in mind as well the aims and goals […]

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Are there alternatives to prison?

Albuquerque Cultural Conference

Mandy Gardner writes: In Are Prisons Obsolete?, Angela Davis writes that in the U.S., “it is as if prison were an inevitable fact of life, like birth and death.” In other words, we take prisons for granted. we no longer question the necessity of their presence. Certainly, I considered prisons and their short-term corollaries, jails, […]

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