Sprouts: Reports from the Prisoner Resistance Movement by pacificanetwork published on 2017-09-28T05:13:25Z On the anniversary of the 1971 Attica prison rebellion we reflect on the intensifying political struggles behind bars by examining two extraordinary flashpoints: Amerikas nationwide September 9, 2016, prisoner strike, and the August 19, 2017, Millions for Prisoners march. Firehawk, of Unstoppable, and Ben Turk of the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee of the Industrial Workers of the World discuss strategies developing within the contemporary prisoner resistance movement during The Fire Inside zine tour, while Krystal Rountree of the iamWE Prison Advocacy Network explains the organizing efforts inside and outside that made the August 19 Millions for Prisoners March possible. We close the episode with D, an incarcerated organizer with Jailhouse Lawyers Speak who tells us about what went down inside in the wake of August 19 " and whats next. For more reporting on the prisoner resistance movement, check out Michigans Kinross Prison Strike: Reflections from Inside, an exclusive audio archive weve created with the help of correspondents behind bars and MAPS: Michigan Abolition and Prisoner Solidarity. You can find it online at michiganabolition.org/kinrossvoices Notes: Episode 09 of Rustbelt Abolition Radio, an abolitionist media and movement-building project based in Detroit, MI. Each episode amplifies the voices of those impacted by mass incarceration and explores ongoing work in the movement to abolish the carceral state. All of our news-free episodes are available on Audioport; full episodes and transcripts and can be found at www.rustbeltradio.org Satellite update scheduled for 9/27/2017. Sprouts is a weekly program that features local radio production and stories from many radio stations and local media groups around the world. It is produced in collaboration with community radio stations and independent producers across the country. The program is coordinated and distributed by Pacifica Radio and offered free of charge to all radio stations. For information, or if you would like to feature your work on Sprouts, contact Ursula Ruedenberg at email@example.com.