Check out this photo-essay of pictures taken from inside San Quentin Prison. Powerful stuff.
Our society tortures people all the time. They are the millions thrown behind bars and forgotten about. As we know, prisons are hot beds of COVID. Prisoners in Richmond started asking questions. So wh
The horrors of the war on crime (thanks Bill Clinton, as well as so many others of both parties) mean that lots of nonviolent offenders are going to grow old in prison. They are already aging and pris
Among the many cascading effects of coronavirus is going to be in the criminal injustice system: As the number of people diagnosed with the coronavirus starts to creep up in states around the country,
Good lord, this is disgusting. These are dangerous times for undocumented immigrants. ICE has been super-charged by the Trump administration. And ICE’s empowerment has been lucrative for the compani
We’ve known for a long time how hopeless corrupt and awful the prison system is. Now that prisons can make money on American ethnic cleansing, well, you know where this is going: A regional jail
JFC: Inmates without teeth in Texas are routinely denied dentures because state prison policy says chewing isn’t a medical necessity because they can eat blended food. Texas prisons’ medical provi
I have a piece in the New York Times on the prison strike and the historical context of white coercion of black labor that has never ended. The Civil War may have ended chattel slavery, but the 13th A