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David Swanson, USA 02/11/2018 0

What is Being Done Versus What Should be Done With Prisons

The United States is a global leader in putting people in cages (#1 in prisoners, second in prisoners per capita to the Seychelles, where the United Nations locks up “pirates,” and whose whole population is a fraction of the U.S. prison population).
Thandisizwe Chimurenga, USA 01/31/2018 0

Florida Prison Strike Focuses on Prison Slavery, Fair Treatment

When Florida prisoners say they want an end to prison slavery, they’re not being hyperbolic.
Jamilah King, USA 10/24/2017 0

There’s a Pretty Good Chance Your American Flag Was Made by a Prisoner

People of color are incarcerated in huge numbers. And they’re manufacturing America’s symbol of freedom.
Maha Hilal, USA 10/12/2017 0

Abu Ghraib Prison Was Closed in 2014, But Its Horrendous Legacy Lives On

With no end to the war on terror, the legacy of Abu Ghraib prison remains as important as ever, especially where a lack of accountability continues to permeate all operations in Iraq
Adam Klasfeld, USA 10/11/2017 0

Judge Rejects CIA Attempts To Conceal Records Of Illegal Torture

“We’re very pleased that the court rejected the CIA’s attempt to hide records concerning the agency’s unlawful actions.”