Author Archives: End the Prison Industrial Complex

Teachin’ Against the Big House: Teach-in on Prison Entertainment

Check out this event happening on campus on Thursday at 1pm, organized by the P4W Memorial Collective, OPIRG and SNID! Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 1pm John Deutsch University Centre, Queen’s University Lower Level Atrium Curious about the Rockin’ The … Continue reading

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New Podcast: “What Happened to Prisoner Justice Day?”

We recommend this excellent new mini-series produced in Montreal called “What Happened to Prisoner Justice Day?” for anyone wanting to learn more about the history and context of the prison movement across so-called Canada since the 1970s. From the description: … Continue reading

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Book Launch! Taking the Rap: Women Doing Time for Society’s Crimes

Taking the Rap: Women Doing Time for Society’s Crimes by Ann Hansen Book Launch at AKA Autonomous Social Centre – 75 Queen Street Thursday July 12, 7-9pm Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2045812105680675/ Through the looking glass into the Prison for Women (P4W) … Continue reading

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A Criminal’s Guide to Bill C-75: Understanding the Liberals’ Crime Bill (Part 2 of 2)

This article was first published anonymously at North Shore Counter-Info. This is the second part of a two part series. Start at the beginning here. In part 1 of this series, we saw briefly what the Liberals’ crime bill C-75 … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Prison Farms “Victory”

This anonymous individual reflection was first published at North Shore Counter-Info. Yesterday, the Federal Government announced that a dairy farm would be established at Joyceville Institution alongside goat and vegetable operations, as part of the return of the prison farms … Continue reading

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A Criminal’s Guide to Bill C-75: Understanding the Liberal Crime Bill (Part 1)

This article was first published anonymously at North Shore Counter-Info. It’s the Colton Boushie bill and the #MeToo bill. It’s the bill that wants to speed trials up and change how people are impacted by bail while waiting. It’s a … Continue reading

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New arrests in Hamilton and Montreal: Updates, and call for support

We are sharing the following update and call for support from Hamilton Anarchist Support – to keep up to date with ongoing developments, keep an eye on https://hamiltonanarchistsupport.noblogs.org – and consider sending them some support! * New arrests in Hamilton … Continue reading

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Stories of Repression and Resilience

Community Discussion and Fundraising Dinner for Cedar Hopperton May 11th, 2018 from 5:30-8:30pm Kingston Unitarian Fellowship Hall (206 Concession St.) Come enjoy a delicious and healthy dinner while listening to members of our community share stories and wisdom from their … Continue reading

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Kingston May Day 2018!

Tuesday May 1st 2018 5pm: BBQ at Skeleton Park 6pm: March! maydaykingston [at] riseup [dot] net Since the Haymarket affair in 1886, May 1st has been marked around the world as International Workers Day or May Day. In Kingston, anti-capitalists … Continue reading

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Under New Management: Resistance to Prisons in Ontario & Quebec

We’re excited to share this new article, interview and zine first published by It’s Going Down (Part I – Part II – Zine PDF) with a brief history to some resistance inside and outside prisons in Ontario and Quebec. Intro … Continue reading

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