Prison officials in Pennsylvania revoke ban on the ‘Militant’

Vol. 84/No. 32 - August 17, 2020

In an important victory for the rights of workers behind bars and of the press, Pennsylvania state prison officials overturned Camp Hill State Correctional Institution’s ban on issue no. 28 of the Militant on Aug. 3.  The paper’s attorney, David…



US rulers execute 3 prisoners in four days

Vol. 84/No. 30 - August 3, 2020

A section of the U.S. capitalist rulers has pushed the government to resume use of capital punishment against federal prisoners for the first time in 17 years. Their goal is to threaten and intimidate working people from defending their rights,…



Demand freedom for Jalil Muntaqim now

Vol. 84/No. 23 - June 15, 2020

Former Black Panther Jalil Muntaqim, who has been imprisoned for 49 years, was rushed to the hospital from the Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, New York, May 25 after testing positive for COVID-19. His blood oxygen level was at a…


Victory! Florida prison officials ban on ‘Militant’ is overturned

Vol. 84/No. 20 - May 25, 2020

The Militant was informed May 12 by Florida’s Department of Corrections that the prison ban on issue no. 13 had been overturned. This victory is important for the rights of both the working-class paper and of prisoners. After receiving numerous…


Fight grows to overturn ban on the ‘Militant’ in Florida prisons

Vol. 84/No. 19 - May 18, 2020

“The prison officials are targeting the Militant because of its political viewpoints,” wrote the paper’s attorney, David Goldstein, in an appeal filed with the Florida Department of Corrections’ Literature Review Committee May 1. This is “in violation of the First…


‘The Militant is being banned, yet again, in a Florida prison’

Vol. 84/No. 18 - May 11, 2020

“The Militant  newspaper is being suppressed, yet again, in a Florida prison,” National Lawyers Guild President Elena Cohen wrote to the state’s Department of Corrections Literature Review Committee — urging it to overturn the latest ban on the paper. “The…


Florida prison bans ‘Militant’ for photos of worker protests

Vol. 84/No. 17 - May 4, 2020

In an outrageous effort to ban photographs of workers raising their fists in labor and other battles, Florida prison authorities have banned issue no. 13 of the Militant. This is the first time in eight months the paper has been…