Documents, guides and links that might be helpful.
Earth First Rotten Bastard Identifier: http://earthfirstnews.wordpress.com/informant-tracking/ (not gender biased – rotten bastards come in all flavors.) See also: http://snitchwire.blogspot.com/
24 pages of printable instructions on how to start up a books to prisoners program, from the Books Through Bars Collective archives: http://www.scribd.com/doc/85079411/How-to-Start-a-Prison-Book-Program
Resources for the Nuts and Bolts of Building a Public Library / Jail / Prison Partnership. Lots of good prisoner support reference material
Handbook for Writers in Prison and other writing reference materials
The Seattle General Strike of 1919. A muscular read from ‘Struggle’ archives: http://www.struggle.ws/hist_texts/seattle1919.html
Earth First! Journal and back issues: http://www.earthfirstjournal.org/index.php
The Midnight Special Law Collective’s archive of trainer’s materials: http://www.midnightspecial.net/materials/trainers.html They have since passed the baton on to the Bay Area Legal Resource Network. More useful docs in their archive: http://www.midnightspecial.net/materials/other.html
Getting your letter past the gate. Quarter-sheet template of instructions for groups sending letters to prisoners. Editable in WORD: GETTING YOUR LETTER PAST THE GATE
Hunger, the Movie. About Bobby Sands and the Long Kesh Prison hunger strikers in the North of Ireland. Nothing much has changed there.
Crimethinc’s NW Grand Jury Resistor Support page: www.crimethinc.com
Center for Constitutional Rights – Deathrow Torture Position Paper, and Death Penalty Factsheet: http://ccrjustice.org/files/deathrow_torture_postition_paper.pdf http://ccrjustice.org/files/Death%20Penalty%20Factsheet_final02_0.pdf
Some Useful Definitions a tool for deciphering language and terminology.
The language of the road. Some are said to be very old, adapted from the culture of the Travelers (Roma, or “Gypsy.”) Others are more modern. Although they were much in use during the Great Depression, they are still in use in some areas today.
Some of the symbols are still understood in a few places in the U.S. We feel it is important to resurrect this, as the symbols could have just as much application today for those who spend a lot of time in the woods or on the road.