Join the Revolution STOP Mass Incarceration Project

July 28, 2014 | Revolution Newspaper |


Revolution newspaper/periódico Revolución and, the voice of the Revolutionary Communist Party, invites you to become part of a crucial endeavor: the Revolution STOP Mass Incarceration Project.

This project will dig deep to get into the reality of what Michelle Alexander has called the New Jim Crow. Through path-breaking research, exclusive interviews, photos and artwork, bringing together different people with expertise and experience—we will show what mass incarceration and all its consequences means for millions and millions of people in this country. In all kinds of creative ways we will give voice to the victims of mass incarceration and also spread the sentiments of all those who want to put an end to this horror.

The United States of America is an INCARCERATION NATION. More than 2 million people, of all nationalities languish in prison—ten times the number 50 years ago. The U.S. has 5 percent of the world’s population but 25 percent of the world’s prison population!

As the Call for a Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation! says:

“October, 2014, must be a month that makes clear that thousands and thousands are willing to stand up and speak out today and to awaken and rally forth millions. It must be the beginning of the end of the mass incarceration in the U.S.” [go to for more info]

Mass Incarceration + Silence = Genocide

Too many people accept the system’s false justifications for mass incarceration: the people themselves are to blame, the youth have just made “bad choices,” the “war on drugs” is about stopping crime—when in fact mass incarceration is the leading edge of a whole genocidal program aimed at millions of Black and Latino people in this country for whom this system has no future.

As part of building for the October Month of Resistance and in an ongoing way, the Revolution STOP Mass Incarceration Project aims to be a part of documenting and exposing mass incarceration and CHANGING the thinking of millions of people around this issue—so they can have their eyes opened to the reality of this situation and feel morally compelled to act against this great injustice.

There are all kinds of ways people can contribute their ideas, energy, creativity and skills to this project and there is a place for everyone and every schedule. The only requirement is that you want to put a STOP to mass incarceration.

Contact info: 773-318-4572

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