california hunger strike
Word from within is that California's prison hunger strikers have been studying the Irish hunger strike of 1981 led by Bobby Sands, in which 10 Irish Republicans died because of the stubborn refusal of Margaret Thatcher to recognize them as anything but human.
Strickman said that the pilot program does not address the principle demands of the strike. Striker demands include an end
30,000 California state prison inmates have refused meals in solidarity with inmates held indefinitely in isolation because of jail gang ties. The state hasn't officially consider it a hunger strike yet, but we'll discuss what's behind the protest.