The Opening Statement – Winter 2019

Opening Statement - Winter 2019 (PDF) Click the link to download PDF The Opening Statement is a free quarterly newsletter that features articles written by those currently imprisoned by the state of Michigan. We publish poetry, political writing and opinion pieces, as well as other relevant pieces by non-incarcerate authors. We include author names (legal … Continue reading The Opening Statement – Winter 2019

The Opening Statement – Fall 2018

Opening Statement - Fall 2018 (PDF) Click the link to download PDF The Opening Statement is a free quarterly newsletter that features articles written by those currently imprisoned by the state of Michigan. We publish poetry, political writing and opinion pieces, as well as other relevant pieces by non-incarcerate authors. We include author names (legal … Continue reading The Opening Statement – Fall 2018

The Opening Statement – Summer 2018

Opening Statement - Summer 2018 (PDF) Click the link to download PDF The Opening Statement is a free quarterly newsletter that features articles written by those currently imprisoned by the state of Michigan. We publish poetry, political writing and opinion pieces, as well as other relevant pieces by non-incarcerate authors. We include author names (legal … Continue reading The Opening Statement – Summer 2018

The Opening Statement – Spring 2018

  Opening Statement - Spring 2018 (PDF) Click the link to download PDF The Opening Statement is a free quarterly newsletter that features articles written by those currently imprisoned by the state of Michigan. We publish poetry, political writing and opinion pieces, as well as other relevant pieces by non-incarcerate authors. We include author names … Continue reading The Opening Statement – Spring 2018

The Opening Statement – Winter 2018

Opening Statement - Winter 2018 (PDF) Click the link to download PDF The Opening Statement is a free quarterly newsletter that features articles written by those currently imprisoned by the state of Michigan. We publish poetry, political writing and opinion pieces, as well as other relevant pieces by non-incarcerate authors. We include author names (legal … Continue reading The Opening Statement – Winter 2018

Containing the Crisis: A History of Mass Incarceration and Rebellion in the Rustbelt

Containing the Crisis is a historical analysis of issues relating to mass incarceration in the Midwest. This zine, written by the Rustbelt Abolition Research Collective (a project of MAPS) uses the lens of racial capitalism to connect deindustrialization in the Rustbelt with the rise of mass incarceration and the rebellions in Detroit in 1967 and … Continue reading Containing the Crisis: A History of Mass Incarceration and Rebellion in the Rustbelt

The Opening Statement – Fall 2017

Opening Statement - Fall 2017 (PDF) Click the link to download PDF The Opening Statement is a free quarterly newsletter that features articles written by those currently imprisoned by the state of Michigan. We publish poetry, political writing and opinion pieces, as well as other relevant pieces by non-incarcerate authors. We include author names (legal … Continue reading The Opening Statement – Fall 2017

The Opening Statement – Summer 2017

  Opening Statement - Summer 2017(PDF) Click the link to download The Opening Statement is a free quarterly newsletter that features articles written by those currently imprisoned by the state of Michigan. We publish poetry, political writing and opinion pieces, as well as other relevant pieces by non-incarcerate authors. We include author names (legal name … Continue reading The Opening Statement – Summer 2017

The Opening Statement – Spring 2017

The Opening Statement - Spring 2017 (PDF) Click the link to download PDF The Opening Statement is a free quarterly newsletter that features articles written by those currently imprisoned by the state of Michigan. We publish poetry, political writing and opinion pieces, as well as other relevant pieces by non-incarcerate authors. We include author names … Continue reading The Opening Statement – Spring 2017