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What Are Thousands Of Inmates Around The Country Protesting On Friday?

Friday, September 9th marks the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison riot New York state, and inmates and inmates rights groups across the country have planned demonstrations to highlight the deplorable conditions in prisons today.

September 8, 2016
Tom Cotton

Tom Cotton Thinks Iraq And Afghanistan Are Good Models For Law Enforcement

Despite the United States housing 25 percent of the world’s prison population, Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton claimed Thursday that America had an “under-incarceration problem,” comparing the failed American police state to Iraq and Afghanistan.

May 20, 2016
Organic vegetables are shown at a Whole Foods Market

Should Prisoners Raise Your Food?

Fellow foodies, here’s a question for your conscience: Do you wonder whose hands helped bring your meal to the grocery? Whole Foods worried that you might.

October 3, 2015
Hillary Clinton, Police Brutality, Incarceration, Prisons, Poverty, Body-Cameras, Police, Politcs, Baltimore, Columbia University

Clinton Calls For End To ‘Mass Incarceration’ As Riots Become Campaign Issue

“Clinton is joining a chorus of politicians demanding that police officers everywhere be equipped with body cameras.”

April 29, 2015
San Quentin, Prisons, Infrastructure, California, Jerry Brown, Death Penalty, Incarceration

As Death Row Runs Out Of Room, California Governor Covets Space Left By The Newly Sprung

California prisons are running out of room to house the condemned men it said it would kill but has yet to.

April 6, 2015

San Quentin Inmate-Run Media Earn Outside Acclaim For Insider’s Look At Prison Life

In the case of the San Quentin Prison Report, “embedded” reporters means “incarcerated.”

March 13, 2015

California Will End Race-Based Punishment In State Prisons

How civil rights advocates won a huge victory in the Golden State.

October 23, 2014

European Court Condemns Poland For Hosting Secret CIA Prisons

Strasbourg (France) (AFP) — Europe’s top human rights court condemned Poland on Thursday for hosting secret CIA prisons on its territory, saying Warsaw knowingly abetted unlawful imprisonment and torture of Guantanamo-bound detainees. The European Court of Human Rights ruled in favor of a Palestinian and a Saudi national who were held in a U.S. detention […]

July 24, 2014