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No Alibis 12/12/12 8am:CA families against solitary confinement; Booktastings

No Alibis 12/12/12 8am:CA families against solitary confinement; Booktastings

A group of family members of prisoners in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Units (SHUs) organized a charter bus to offer free rides for other family members to visit their loved ones at Pelican Bay. The trip was organized by California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC) in an effort to support families who have been unable [...]

No Alibis 7/6/11: California Prisoners’ Hunger strike

No Alibis 7/6/11: California Prisoners’ Hunger strike

Molly Porzig, California Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity, spoke with Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson about the hunger strike at Pelican Bay protesting the 'Security Housing Units' there and elsewhere. At the time of the interview, prisoners at six prisons had joined the strike. Now more than 6500 are on strike.

No Alibis 8am 7/6/11, Patrick Cockburn on Libya;Molly Porzig on Pelican Bay prisoners’ hunger strike

No Alibis 8am 7/6/11, Patrick Cockburn on Libya;Molly Porzig on Pelican Bay prisoners’ hunger strike

Unlike the overwhelming majority of US media, journalist Patrick Cockburn reminds us that propaganda is too often the order of the day in Libya, on both sides. He joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson at 8:30 following the news. At 9:15, Molly Porzig, California Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity, discusses the hunger strike at Pelican Bay [...]