Some Reflections on Prison Abolition

Abolition is about building. Not everyone is on the same page, and that’s okay. We spar it out as we build.

Those on the outside must be in contact with, and actively supporting the organizing of, those on the inside.

Ask for what you want, not what you think you can get — and fight to win.

You have to ask for the impossible to get the half possible. Don’t pre-compromise yourself, and then call something a victory that you didn’t even want in the first place.

— Mariame Kaba

Harm, not “crime.”

Some other takeaways

Accountability

Lawyers, “Progressive Prosecutors,” and Abolition

Public Desire for Incarceration?

Identity and Analysis

Indigenous Incarceration

Philanthropy and Foundations

Private Prisons as an Opening

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