Friday, June 25, 2021

Tag: prison

South Carolina prisoners were left in cells as Florence descended. Why...

Prisoners were instead put to work behind bars making sandbags to prepare for the storm’s arrival.

Four Black female judges use their courtrooms to break the school-to-prison...

Criminal justice is not the only focus of the program. The judges discuss making healthy life choices and maintaining a positive image.

The national prison strike is over. Now is the time prisoners...

The fact is that men and women behind bars are in most in danger in the days, weeks and months after they have dared to protest.

Update on prison strike demanding end of ‘slave labor:’ After 10...

"It’s getting something ignited in prisoners. So, prisoners know that this is – this is a climate where they can actually step up and feel supported."

Nationwide prison strike in its fourth day, reports of action coming...

"This is a human rights campaign and each of these demands should be understood through a human rights lens."

National prison strike begins: Prisoners in 17 states demand end to...

Prisoners in at least 17 states are expected to participate in the coordinated sit-ins, hunger strikes, work stoppages and commissary boycotts from today until Sept. 9.

Demanding wide-reaching reforms and an end to slavery, inmates in 17...

"Every single field and industry is affected on some level by prisons, from our license plates to the fast food that we eat to the stores that we shop at."

A children’s Gitmo on the border

It's time to do what we have failed to do for so long now: push back hard on the truly un-American policies.

Teaching ‘Les Misérables’ in prison

The novel gave them a lens to view their lives and a ruling system every bit as cruel as Hugo’s 19th-century France.

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.

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As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions about accuracy arise

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

3D printing assisting with the rise of geothermal plants

President Biden plans on expanding all renewable energy sectors, including geothermal plants, as part of his Build Back Better policy.

Former deputies plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers

“Their actions do not represent the values of this organization and absolutely do not reflect upon the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have courageously served our country as members of our armed forces.”

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in US history

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Democrats urge Biden to continue pause of student loan payments

“The scheduled resumption of student loan payments in October could create a significant drag on our economic recovery.”