By Mayaki Kimba Abolition Democracy 7/13 took place one day after a mob attacked the United States Capitol. Insurrectionists broke into the office of the Speaker of the House. They sat on the chair of the President of the Senate—a… Continue Reading
By a graduate student in the seminar Building on Abolition 6/13’s discussion about the abolition of capital, Abolition 7/13 discussed the abolition of the punitive system, which, Michel Foucault suggested in his book The Punitive Society, arose at least partly… Continue Reading
By a graduate student in the seminar Why on earth are there prisons? An anachronistic question, one may reply, given that prisons have already been so prevalent and accepted in our society, but Michel Foucault’s lectures at the Collège de… Continue Reading
Primary Reading Foucault, Michel. The Punitive Society. Trans. Graham Burchell. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2015.
Abolition Collective. “Our Evolving Mission and Goals.” Abolition Collective, https://www.collectiveforaboliton.org/our-mission. Achiume, E. Tendayi. “Migration as Decolonization.” 71 Stanford Law Review 1509 (2019). Adorno, Theodor W. “Late Capitalism or Industrial Society?” In V. Meja, D. Misgeld and N. Stehr, eds, Modern… Continue Reading