Prisoners first began circulating the photocopied manifesto more than six months ago inside Sing Sing Correctional Facility. "WAKE UP!!!" a longtime Sing Sing inmate urged his fellow prisoners. "As you probably have been noticing, since . . . [George] Pataki became governor in January 1995, it has become harder and harder, month after month, and year after year to be released on parole in New York State." The anonymous author denounced Pataki's prison policies and concluded by calling for a work stoppage, in which inmates would refuse to cook, mop, or perform any of... More >>>