Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: prison system

Mumia seeks to show top state judge doubled as prosecutor and...

Philly cops get priority courtroom seats.

Exclusive: Photos show aftermath of lethal South Carolina prison brawl that...

The violence, which culminated in the deaths of seven prisoners, was the deadliest event of its sort in the past quarter-century in the United States.

Milwaukee sheriff’s officials charged with dehydration death of inmate

Terrill Thomas, 38, died of profound dehydration and his death was classified as a homicide.

Florida Inmates start month-long ‘laydown’ to protest ‘modern day slavery’

Inmates inside Florida's prisons are fighting back against "modern day slavery."

Deputies Charged with Beating Inmate to Death and Falsifying Report

Two former deputy jailers were charged with violating a detainee’s civil rights after the state medical examiner’s preliminary report cited “jail beating.” Both face life in prison for depriving him of his constitutional rights.

‘A Pipeline Straight to Jail’

With a failing American educational system, the government’s abandonment of poor families and children living in blighted communities end up in prison. But how do they get from that child to that inmate?

VIDEO: Is Oklahoma Set to Execute an Innocent Man? Inside the...

Oklahoma is scheduled to execute Richard Glossip on Wednesday night. But as time is running out, is the state about to kill an innocent man? Democracy Now discusses the case.

VIDEO: After Mass Hunger Strikes and Lawsuits, Prisoners Force California to...

A legal settlement that may have major implications in prisons nationwide has claimed victory for prisoners' rights. California has agreed to greatly reduce the use of solitary confinement.

The Unending Persecution of Chelsea Manning

The government’s cruelty is taking another turn against Chelsea Manning as they try to destroy her for providing classified information to WikiLeaks more than 5 years ago. But why?

America’s Slave Empire

“Sleeping on a concrete slab is not going to teach you how to read or write.” The caging of prisoners and the closing of rehabilitation programs guarantees recidivism in America's slave empire.

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Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

‘All you have to do is follow the money’: Ilhan Omar rebukes corporate...

“It is corporate greed, and the lawmakers who serve them,” argues the Minnesota Democrat, “who are betraying the values of our party and the American people.”