Smash the State Report: Aug. 10, 2012, part one| August 16, 2012
August 10th 2012 – In this week’s Smash the State we feature a two-part show, with this one featuring the Dominion’s July in Review, then covering at prisoner justice day 2012 and the racist Oak Creek Gurudwara shootings in Wisconsin.
We feature statements from the Niagara Animal Defense League, political grand jury targets in Oregon, and a statement from prisoners in Vanier women’s prison and the penetang jail for men – a statement crafted by Alex Hundert and Mandy Hiscoks in collaboration with dozens of other inmates.
The show then covers the fight of Palestinian political prisoner Akram Rikhawi whose 102 day hunger strike has led to an announcement of his early release and we update on the case of Mohammad Mahjoub, who will have chocolate milk loving stockwell day on the stand in court to account for his participation in the arrest and torture of Mr. Mahjoub.
We then play a piece from Mumia Abu-Jamal on the horrific racist slayings of Sikh men, women and children at the Oak Creek Gurudwara in Wisconsin, and Dan reads a piece from Harsh Walia on the incident from racialicous.com
There is also a communiqué from the anti-capitalist, pro-community invisible army of defaulters.