Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: prisoners

Firing squads, poison gas, electric chair: Trump moves to expand ways...

“When you give absolute power over life and death to government officials, they can really do what they want.”

States are putting prisoners to work manufacturing coronavirus supplies

The decision to continue to use incarcerated workers for hazardous work that could expose them to the coronavirus or facilitate the spread within the facility lies with corrections authorities and emergency management officials.

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.

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.

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.

The time of suffering

Bill Moyers reflects on the culture of cruelty in American politics.

“End Modern Slavery!”

Inmates in prison are given opportunities to perform jobs for money in prison, however ,without getting paid anything close to living wages, they are released without the money to find housing and wind up homeless or living in shelters, making them more likely to re-offend.

Protests Planned In Over 20 States To Expose ‘Slave-Like’ Conditions In...

Prisoners have had enough and are demanding fair pay for their labor.

VIDEO: Facebook Accused of Censoring Hundreds of Prisoners by Purging Profile...

With more prisoners using social media, Facebook has been accused of being too willing to delete profile pages of prisoners at the request of U.S. authorities—a growing debate among groups.

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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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

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