Known as "the first political prisoner of Occupy Wall Street", activist Mark Adams recently gave this interview to Occupy Public Access TV, and we present it here as it will air this Saturday on our show Occupy Brooklyn TV. Mark speaks about his imprisonment and hunger strike at Rikers Island, the purpose of the D17 action at Duarte Square for which he was arrested and jailed, and urges viewers to help alleviate the isolation of prisoners.
We will soon upload the full-length version of this interview; subscribe to http://youtube.com/OccupyPublicAccessTV to be notified!
D17 footage excerpted from "D17: Take Back the Commons" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6dOGE... used courtesy of OccupyTVNY.
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