The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue is largely composed of poetry, sports, prison rodeo details, and prison updates. This issue can be difficult to read in places.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Highwitness News

(May 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

In addition to a piece on a Cost of Living Allowance for prisoners and a full print of the ‘1984 Update, Inmate Pay Program and Canteen Prices’ for the benefit of prisoners who have not had... Read More

Highwitness News

(October 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

Included in this issue is a guide to quitting smoking, an opinion piece on violence in the prison, and a piece on warrants. Also included are lengthy poetry, entertainment, and sports sections. Keywords:... Read More

Highwitness News

(January 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

This issue is primarily focused on entertainment: sports, including house league hockey; movies; humor; poetry; and a piece on Willie Nelson.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Olympiad News

(Spring 1984) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue is solely about the Collins Bay prison’s and prisoners’ work with the Exceptional People’s Olympiad. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

This newsletter is produced by the Native Brotherhood group and focuses on how traditional knowledge helps First Nations people to survive prison and become connected to their cultural practices.  This... Read More

This issue marks the one year anniversary of the paper, and the Christmas edition. One poetry submission writes about the effects of heroin use, and an article satirizes the Christmas story of the birth... Read More

Tocsin – Winter 1984

(Winter 1984) released from Collins Bay Institution

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Cemetery Road – October 1984

(October 1984) released from Kent Institution

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Cemetery Road – September 1984

(September 1984) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue discusses prison abolition, the practice of “gating” federal offenders, the importance of Prisoners’ Justice Day, and the perception of all prisoners as “sexual perverts”.... Read More

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Tocsin

(Summer 1984) released from Collins Bay Institution

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