How can we begin to dismantle the prison-industrial complex, and what are the real solutions that address the needs of the already affected communities?
Prisons, police and punishment through incarceration. Are they with us forever in the land of the free? Sustained campaigns for change are beginning to pay off. At the community level, it turns out that a whole lot of people and places already make peace without cops. Today, we imagine a world without prisons. It may be closer than we think.
Music Featured: “If Everyone Were Blind” by Victor Simonelli and Glenn Sweety G Toby, from the Shelter From the Streets Compilation courtesy of West Side and Stellar Records.
- Esteban Kelly, Executive Director, US Federation of Worker Cooperatives and a founder and core trainer with AORTA
- Kenyon Farrow, Senior Editor, TheBody.com, and works with Queers for Economic Justice, Critical Resistance, and FIERCE!
- Kerbie Joseph, Community Organizer, ANSWER (Act Now To Stop War and End Racism) & The Audre Lorde Project
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Source URL — https://roarmag.org/2019/08/09/laura-flanders-show-a-world-beyond-prisons/