40 minutes | May 9th 2019

Interweaving #4 - Lisa Guenther and Rivka Rocchio on Mass Incarceration

In this episode, Weave News editor Savannah Crowley speaks with Dr. Lisa Guenther about the “horizon” of prison abolition, and theater educator Rivka Rocchio shares some of the creative work she is doing to highlight the stories of correctional officers in northern New York. Rocchio’s work is part of the St. Lawrence Citizen Journalism Incubator (SLCJI) program. Events discussed in this episode: the 2013 Pelican Bay hunger strike, the 2010 Georgia prison strikeOrganizations discussed in this episode: Critical Resistance, No Exceptions Prison Collective, Reach Coalition Books discussed in this episode: Angela Davis’ Are Prisons Obsolete?, Orlando Patterson’s Slavery and Social Death, Lisa Guenther’s Solitary Confinement: Death and Its Afterlives Banner image: Donald "C-Note" Hooker [CC BY 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)]Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Stitcher Listen on Google Podcasts
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