CR in the News

In building strong campaigns and projects to abolish the prison industrial complex, Critical Resistance organizers often pressure and mobilize mainstream media to cover the struggle. Often, Critical Resistance is also contacted by the Press to give statements and offer our expertise on different issues surfacing in the News concerning the prison industrial complex and abolition.

Check out how Critical Resistance has been making News in the articles and links below.

If you are a member of the Press, refer to our For the Press Page here. 


In These Times: The #StopCopCity Movement Didn’t Lose

by Benji Hart, In These Times

In These Times covers the fight to stop “Cop City” in Atlanta, and mentions public comment submitted by Critical Resistance’s Rehana Lerandeau. Read full article here “Despite Atlanta residents testifying…

Prisons are for profit, not our safety

by Christopher McMichael, New Frame

Christopher McMichael of New Frame reviews Ruthie Wilson Gilmore’s book Abolition Geography, where CR co-founder looks at crime, incarceration and alternatives that focus on social upliftment rather than the prison…