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The business of prisons and the laws that make sure they exist
How prison-based thinking warps a lack of empathy for “deserving” victims to harm the vulnerable
Prisons are using voice recognition technology as mass surveillance
What do we do with abusers like R. Kelly if we abolish prisons?
Florida’s Amendment 4 would restore the voting rights of 1.7 million formerly incarcerated people
Like South Carolina, Florida refuses to relocate inmates under Hurricane Michael
South Carolina won’t relocate inmates in Hurricane Florence’s path
After NYC makes inmate calls free, Texas reduces charge from 26 cents a minute to 6
Inmates in at least 17 states begin massive labor strike, calling conditions modern-day slavery
Prisons increasingly employ teachers and secretaries to substitute for guards
‘The New Jim Crow’ lands on banned books lists in New Jersey prisons, now allowed after backlash
How growing up in what some called a religious “cult” helped me make sense of police abolition
“Prison was good for me”: How the state manipulates barely surviving its brutality into sanctuary
Bill Brennan, New Jersey candidate for governor, connects for-profit prisons with slavery
Two Inmates Die During National Prison Strike
President Obama Reforms Solitary Confinement In Federal Prisons
Columbia First US University To Divest from Private Prisons
Lawsuits claim private prison company covered up youth sexual abuse
We can’t ignore Marrianne Williamson’s fatphobia and ableism just because she supports reparations for slavery
Black/POC mixed race folks can reverse the anti-Blackness of mixed race narratives
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