Victory! Indiana prison officials reverse ban on the ‘Militant’

Vol. 84/No. 48 - December 7, 2020

A victory has been won in defense of the right of Militant subscriber Kevin “Rashid” Johnson to receive the paper at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Indiana. Johnson, a leader of the New Afrikan Black Panther Party, had written…


‘Militant’ calls on Indiana officials to overturn ban at Wabash prison

Vol. 84/No. 47 - November 30, 2020

For the second time in a year, Indiana prison officials are preventing Kevin “Rashid” Johnson from getting his subscription to the Militant. Johnson, who is incarcerated at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, informed the Militant  he was given a notice…


Fight against Florida prison ban on the ‘Militant’

Vol. 84/No. 43 - November 2, 2020

In response to a broad array of organizations and individuals speaking out, prison authorities in Florida recently ended a ban on several issues of the Militant  that they had suppressed for reporting on unconstitutional impoundments of the paper. But they…




‘Militant’ fights yet another Florida prison impoundment

Vol. 84/No. 41 - October 19, 2020

Florida prison officials are at it again. On Oct. 3 the Militant received notice from Florida State Prison in Raiford that they had impounded issue no. 38. The reason? Because of the article on pages 1 and 2 titled “Join…



Drive to win new ‘Militant’ readers off to a good start

Vol. 84/No. 40 - October 12, 2020
“I like the idea of workers acting together,” Michael Little, right, told Socialist Workers Party campaigner Dan Fein Sept. 26 in Kankakee, Illinois. Little renewed his subscription to the Militant and bought two books by SWP National Secretary Jack Barnes.

The Militant ’s eight-week drive to sell 1,200 subscriptions kicked off Sept. 26. This effort to expand the reach of the paper during and after the 2020 election is coupled with selling an equal number of books by Socialist Workers…


Letters call on Florida prisons to end ban on the ‘Militant’

Vol. 84/No. 39 - October 5, 2020

Supporters of prisoners’ rights and freedom of the press continue to speak urging Florida prison officials to overturn the ban on four recent issues of the Militant. “The Militant has a right to publish factual information, and Florida prisoners have…


Join the fight to overturn Florida’s ban on the ‘Militant’ in state prisons

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020
Join fight to overturn suppression of Militant in Florida prisons. Above, some letters sent so far.

Florida prison officials have banned four recent issues of the Militant, preventing them from reaching dozens of subscribers behind bars there. They claim each issue contains an article that is “dangerously inflammatory” and “advocates or encourages riot insurrection, rebellion, organized…