Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: prison

What is the real cost of mass incarceration?

“This is the story of more than just one individual … but [of] tens of thousands of men and women across the country.”

No more crime and punishment: The national prison strike of 2018,...

“This is a growing movement and the Nationwide Prison Strike of 2018 is an unparalleled success for prisoner organizing in the modern era."

Lift Us Up: Meet the activists on the front lines of...

We look at the criminalization of black and brown students that has led to what is known as the school-to-prison pipeline.

Former county executive and chief of staff sentenced to prison

Michael Sanders defrauded political committees by converting campaign contributions for his personal use along with his then-chief of staff Calvin Williford.

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.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.