Joel spoke with Alejo Stark, an organizer with Michigan Abolition & Prisoner Solidarity (MAPS) and Rustbelt Abolition Radio, to discuss incarceration in Michigan. They discussed the Kinross Uprising in 2016 and its aftermath, solidarity work on the outside, and the 2018 prison strike.
You can read Alejo’s work here:
- Crisis and the Prison Strike, Commune Magazine
- Like a Game of Chess: The Prison Strike and Abolitionist Strategy, Abolition
MAPS also produced a great zine, Containing the Crisis: A History of Mass Incarceration and Rebellion in the Rustbelt, which you download for free.
You can support MDOC whistleblower Todd Wentworth here: michiganabolition.org/do-something/todd-wentworth/