Friday, June 25, 2021

Tag: prison

A Family Broken Up: Freed After 8 Years at Guantánamo, a...

Democracy Now discusses a story about a father and son who were held for many years at Guantánamo. Here is how their relationship was used against them in Guantánamo and what's become of them after their release.

We Kill Our Revolutionaries

“I am a human being and no human being should be caged like an animal.” Prisoners might soon carry out acts of mass civil disobedience for justice because changes inside prisons need to be made and this is the only mechanism left to them.

US Journalist Sentenced to 5 Years and 3 Months for Posting...

Barrett Brown, a freelance journalist, was sentenced to 5 years and three months in prison for posting a hyperlink containing stolen credit card information. The excessive prison sentence looming over Brown has gained massive media attention.

Why the CIA is So Eager to Demolish Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling

The CIA is on a quest to gain more respect. Is the agency seeking a very harsh prison sentence for Jeffrey Sterling to serve as a warning to others?

The Prison State of America

The "carceral state” we live in will not be reformed through elections, or by appealing to political elites or the courts. We are caught in a prison state and lockdown of American politics.

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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.”