The Reality of Retaliation
When in January 2016 ranking TDCJ officials sole the media the story that Alton Rodgers, a Black man who was imprisoned at the William P. Clements Unit in Amarillo, Texas, died from injuries sustained in a… Read the rest
As dirty as they are, officials here at the Clements Unit maximum security prison (mainly high ranking staff) have gone to the extreme to, what seems to be, retaliate against Kevin “Rashid” Johnson and those who are helping him organize… Read the rest
April 7, 2017
My name is Joseph F. Bailey II, TDC #1300260.
I’m a prisoner confined within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice at the William P. Clements Unit. At all times relevant to this statement, I was so confined.… Read the rest
Recently, I received a copy of a communique issued by Azzurra Crispino, an ethics professor, who is also an anarchist, a Gandhian pacifist, a founder of Prison Abolition Prisoner Support (PAPS), and the elected media co-chair of the… Read the rest
It’s a truism that power corrupts; and absolute power corrupts absolutely. But that’s not the end of the story.
In Amerika, prisons constitute the most absolute exercise of state power. Within their confines, officials control the… Read the rest
“The Public Information Office of [the] TDCJ has perfected the art of misinforming the public about the conditions inside all TDCJ facilities … Jason Clark is the chief spokesperson for TDCJ. Clark and his colleague Robert Hurst are professional liars… Read the rest
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“As the evidence in the instant case shows, tear gas has been unnecessarily employed on a number of occasions to brutalize [Texas] inmates….[I]n most instances of unwarranted use, the chemicals were administered by high ranking prison officials for deliberately punitive