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Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison by Piper Kerman

An amazing true story of a young, 20-something, white woman who chose to transport drug money internationally and was prosecuted for the crime more than 10 years later. 125 more words

Nonfiction

Twitter Livecast

It’s been a while since I’ve liveblogged much of anything, and I’m going to hop back into that with a bit of an experiment. I’m going to try out my new phone’s twitter mobile by combining a liveblog with some local politics. 93 more words

Let Me Link You

Rethinking Justice

I’ve been neglecting my Hypotopia page because it’s purely theoretical in nature, and I don’t feel comfortable sharing how distracted my mind really gets with random stuff that pops into it. 896 more words

Humanism

My Time In Prison

Try to write a story about yourself and make it interesting and desirable to read and then try to do that with the most limiting device known to man, language. 744 more words

Prison

Education over Incarceration

I just saw a post from a friend of mine that said America spends more money on incarceration than we do education.  Mass incarceration in the United States has been a growing concern within the “mercy and justice” work of our denomination.   83 more words