CR in the News

In building strong campaigns and projects to abolish the prison industrial complex, Critical Resistance organizers often pressure and mobilize mainstream media to cover the struggle. Often, Critical Resistance is also contacted by the Press to give statements and offer our expertise on different issues surfacing in the News concerning the prison industrial complex and abolition.

Check out how Critical Resistance has been making News in the articles and links below.

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Berkeley votes to continue Urban Shield support


BERKELEY — Despite claims by some two dozen speakers that the Urban Shield exercises feed into a growing militarization of police, the City Council voted 5-3 Dec. 15 to approve…

Artists Grapple With America’s Prison System

by By Sabine Heinlein

CR member brings PIC abolition to the art world While most of the artists emphasize the positive aspects of bringing attention to mass incarceration, Christine Wang, a young Los Angeles painter…

American prisons: The caging of human rights

by Mehr News

CR is mentioned in this interview on American Prisons: The Caging of Human Rights John Cotton Dana Professor of English and American Studies at Rutgers University, Professor Dr. H. Bruce…