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Abolition, popular culture, and justice: introducing 'pop justice'

It's time to examine how pop culture warps our understanding of policing and justice—and ultimately stalls overdue calls for abolition.

"We did not come out of the womb abolitionists, but many of us feel born into this work. And as we push back against the prevailing, popular narratives about cops and prisons, we also want to make abolition more accessible."

Q&A: Southern abortion providers on what the media's getting wrong

'How come you can't document the political moment without exploiting someone's trauma?'

A conversation with abortion workers across the South to unpack the performative nature of abortion coverage, share paths toward refocusing the reporting, and explain the intersections between abortion care and abolition work.

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