Category Archives: Prison Strike

CFRC Prison Radio – March 10, 2021

Lauren Walker, TRUTHOUT

Interview with the Perilous Chronicle, a journal of prisoner resistance, about struggles in American and Canadian prisons during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Prison Radio – February 17, 2021

Interview with Heather Ann Thompson about the 1971 Attica Riot.

Inmates at Attica State Prison in Attica, N.Y., raise their hands in clenched fists in a show of unity, Sept. 1971, during the Attica uprising, which took the lives of 43 people. (AP Photo)

Prison Radio – January 20, 2021

News and updates from struggles across Canadian prisons.

CPR October 14, 2020

Panel discussion with ex-prisoners talking about KP Tours, and updates about Millhaven Institution hunger strike and TEDC strike.

CPR October 7, 2020

News updates from strike at Toronto East Detention Centre and audio of El Jones discussing prison farms and their future.

Prison Radio, July 15, 2020

Updates on recent news items including visits, the Maplehurst Correctional Centre strike, messages, letters from BC prisoners, voices from Michigan prisons during COVID-19

Prison Radio, July 1, 2020

Canada Day non-special for Prison Radio. Messages and news updates + extensive audio from the June 27 solidarity demonstration outside Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ontario.

Calls from Home – June 24, 2020

Calls from Home edition of Prison Radio. Discussion of the KP tours re-opening, updates on the strikes at Barton Jail and the Central East Correctional Centre, and requests and messages from listeners.

Prison Radio, June 17, 2020

Updates and audio from the women prisoners supporting the hunger strike at Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre.

Prison Radio, June 10, 2020

Updates on COVID-19 in prisons – finally dropping off!, messages of love and support, and audio from the hunger strike at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre.