“Active Intolerance: Michel Foucault, the Prisons Information Group, and the Future of Abolition” explores the Prison Information Group (GIP), an organization founded by notable academics, including Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze, to expose the deplorable conditions of the French Prison system. In this interview, I spoke with the book’s editors, Perry Zurn and Andrew Dilts, about the legacy and lessons of the GIP.
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43 Years Ago Today: Foucault’s Statement on French Prisons
One of the original press statements from Foucault’s “Le Groupe d’Information sur les Prisons,” a group dedicated to exposing the conditions of the French prison system.