Should the US End Life Imprisonment Without Parole?
The majority of other countries offer the hope of release.
Human Rights Groups Call for Ending “Death by Incarceration”
The United States condemns one out of every seven prisoners to die in prison. Over two-thirds are people of color.
Why Did Newsom Side with Law Enforcement on Solitary Confinement Veto?
It would have blocked its use for pregnant and postpartum women, the mentally and physically disabled, and those under 25 or over 59 years old.
On Human Rights Abuses, Countries in Glass Houses Shouldn’t Throw Stones!
While U.S. leaders moralize about alleged human rights abuses in Russia and Chine to justify proxy wars, prisoners in the U.S. routinely suffer from inhumane treatment.
Chicago Food Industry Shaped by Formerly Incarcerated-Led Cooperative
April Short: Megacorporations tend to dominate food contracting with schools and other large facilities in America. In Chicago, Black formerly incarcerated people are prepping locally sourced meals for schools, nursing homes and transitional housing facilities.
Private Prison Corporations Want to Influence American Politics
Emma Peca: For companies whose profits depend on immigrant detention, it feels especially concerning that campaign donations could be used to secure influence over our elected officials.
The Prison Guard Green Wall Gang
Craig Farris: D.J. Vodicka sacrificed his decorated fifteen-year career, his livelihood, and even his own physical safety to blow the whistle on the shocking, systemic corruption that ruled the California Department of Corrections and its personnel.