This week we speak with author and activist, Vikki Law about the book Prison By Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms, just out from The New Press and co-authored by Maya Schenwar. The topics include prison and police abolition, restorative justice and alternatives, incarceration and community defense.
This week’s show features a conversation with Victoria Law. From her PM Press Author’s page: “Victoria Law is a writer, photographer, and mother. After a brief stint as a teenage armed robber, she became involved in prisoner support. In 1996, she helped start Books Through Bars-New York City, a group that sends free books to … Continue reading Victoria Law on the Struggles of Incarcerated Women
China Martens has published Future Generation, a zine about radical parenting since 1990 (published as a book by Atomic Books in 2007). Vikki Law has worked to get the voices of women in and out of prison around by producing Tenacious: Art and Writing by Women in Prison and the recently republished Resistance Behind Bars: … Continue reading Radical Parenting and Sustaining a Multi-Generational Movement