Prisoner resistance to the pandemic has not slowed, nor has the commitment of those outside the walls – but the tone has shifted.
While our first two updates heralded calls to #FreeThemAll before it was too late – for many, that time has passed.
Our updates and timelines are filling with homages to fallen comrades; obituaries for the bodies contained and the spirits now free.
Some states have begun the process of “re-opening” their economies, with disastrous results as the US as a whole is careening towards a death toll of unimaginable numbers.
The health care system is taxed, the unemployment system is a bloated mess; ready to burst at any moment, and the insurgent far-Right has begun clamoring for a return to a new normal that will ensure a continued wave of COVID-19 related deaths.