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We Do This 'Til We Free Us (2021, Haymarket Books) 5 stars

A reflection on prison industrial complex abolition and a vision for collective liberation from organizer …

I keep threatening to write an essay called "Abolition Is Not About Your Fucking Feelings". I wrote that in a tweet and got so much blowback because people people felt I was insulting their ability to feel what they want to feel. That's really not what I am saying. The concept of the personal being political as a basis for feminist organizing in the past is so true, and yet it is fraught at the same time. What it is not saying - and I think what sometimes people want it to be saying - is that how I personally feel then should be made in a policy. And we can't operate in a world where that's true. We shouldn't codify our personal feelings of vengeance to apply to the entire world.

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