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Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For March 2013

2 Mar

birthdayCross-posted from: Prison Books

Update: John tucker has a new address. We will be updating the poster to reflect that in the next day or two. For now here it is.

John Tucker M34024
P.O. Box 900
Taylorville, IL 62568

Update 2: The link is now to a poster that reflects John Tucker’s current address.

Update 3: Apparently March is for address corrections.

 Ruchell Cinque Magee #A92051

D-5 #1

P.O. Box 4670

Lancaster, CA 93539

Hello Friends and Comrades,

Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for March. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own. We’re still experimenting with the format a little, so this month is also a double sided 11×17 that can also be used as a poster to promote your local letter writing night.

Every year Internationalist Books and Community Center – the bookstore that sponsors our Prison Books collective – gives out the Bob Sheldon Award. They do this in honor of Bob Sheldon, who founded Internationalist Books in 1981 and ran it until he was murdered in 1991. They used the 2013 award to recognize the many bold organizers inside the prisons of North Carolina, saying “This year, we choose to honor the bravery and resilience of people engaged in struggle against some of the most crushing odds in our society – the violence and captivity of the state.” Here their full statement. Continue reading

Fun: Guerrilla Surveillance Camera Destruction Hits the U.S.

19 Feb

It started in Germany with masked anarchists dismantling CCTV cameras, now Camover is a global game

The spoils of a Camover mission in the Puget Sound region (Credit: AnarchistNews.org)

The spoils of a Camover mission in the Puget Sound region (Credit: AnarchistNews.org)


It started in Berlin: Anarchists, donning black bloc attire, hit the streets at night in pairs, small groups or alone to smash and dismantle the CCTV surveillance cameras adorning the city streets.

They posted videos and photos of their exploits online and called the guerrilla project Camover. The German collective gave a playful interview to Vice U.K. in which they explained that they are “a diverse group of people: Shoplifters eluding capitalism who don’t want to be monitored, passengers who don’t want to followed step by step and anarchists fighting everything that wants to control us.” Continue reading