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Hosted by Max Parthas and Yusuf Hassan, Abolition today is a weekly online radio program with specific focus on modern slavery as it is practiced through the 13th amendment of the US constitution and by private for-profit prisons worldwide. Airs live Sundays 7PM EST. 4PM PST and 5 Central. abolitiontoday.org Abolition Today is currently on hiatus for 2024. In his capacity as national campaign coordinator for the Abolish Slavery National network, our host, Max Parthas is currently assisting 18 states and DC with their campaigns to abolish slavery in their constitutions. Please follow him on social media for updates @MaxParthas. We will return as soon as time allows. Meanwhile enjoy our incredibly rich and educational archives.

On-Demand Episodes

We're 4 weeks deep into "The 8 Weeks Of Abolition" Abolishing constitutional slavery in 5 states. LA/TN/AL/VT/AL We'll be joined by author, activist, and lead organizer of the Louisiana Campaign "Yes On 7". Director of Decarcerate... more

Guest Jeannie Alexander and Theeda Murphy of Tennessee's No Exceptions Prison Collective joins Max and Yusuf as we go through "The 8 Weeks Of Abolition" (Now Week 3). Abolishing constitutional slavery in 5 states. Priority #1... more

Executive Director of the Vermont Racial Justice Alliance, Mark Hughes joins Max and Yusuf as we go through "The 8 Weeks Of Abolition". Abolishing constitutional slavery in 5 states. Priority #1 is the #Freedom5. There's only 7 weeks left and... more

We are back LIVE! The ASNN's new lead organizer Savannah Eldrige, joins Max and Yusuf as we enter the final 8 weeks of abolishing constitutional slavery in 5 states. It's been a few weeks and there's so much to speak about. Priority #1 is... more

We discuss organized prison rebellions past and present. Starting with #ShutemDown2021. This week we'll acknowledge many historical events whose anniversaries occurred either within the past week or will come up this week... more

Max & Yusuf cover Rikers jail and all the horrors behind that island of death. We'll be joined by Dr Stewart who has spent the last 3+ years on Rikers awaiting a trial. Unlike just about every other coverage you've seen, we examine this hell... more

This week we're in Vermont for the Abolish Slavery National Network Anniversary Celebration. In honor of the special date, we're revisiting the beginning of the journey. Our broadcast from August of 2020 when the ASNN was newly formed... more

In S3-E30 we'll discuss the August 14th premier of the documentary #SlaveState2022 held in Baton Rouge, LA and will be joined by some of those who were there for that historic event. We've also got some powerful teaching... more

Max and Yusuf are joined by Curtis Davis. Author, abolitionist, and formerly incarcerated director of Decarcerate Louisiana. Curtis is a founding member and Executive Director of Decarcerate Louisiana, and the End Plantation Prisons... more

It's our 1st episode of Black August 2022. Martin Luther King Jr. warned that we face 3 evils in the world. Racism, Poverty, and War. In the 50 plus years since his assassination, racism has returned to its roots of forced bondage. Rebuilding a... more

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