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USA: Life Without Parole For Kids

An element of the criminal justice system in the United States is that children are often sentenced to life without parole. This is not an uncommon event. 817 more words


51717 & Silent Servant - Jealous God 6 [JEL006]

A gripping split 12” from Jealous God. 51717 a.k.a Lili Schulder takes up the A-side with a stonking three tracks, whilst Silent Servant lets loose with a couple of slippery urchins on the flipside. 21 more words


UN torture investigator barred from US prisons

by Matthew MacEgan

On Tuesday, Juan Méndez, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Torture, Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, accused the United States government of refusing him access to Guantánamo Bay and other federal prisons, where he wishes to investigate the use of solitary confinement. 647 more words


Arizona Legislature Considers Multiple Public Banking Bills (video)

Austerity is a lie.

We have plenty of money.

The problem is that it is being gambled on Wall Street, instead of being invested on Main Street. 764 more words

Public Banking

Is prison segregation torture or a ‘necessary evil?’

Pressure is mounting on Canada’s correctional service to get rid of the practice of isolating prisoners for lengthy periods of time. In recent weeks, two lawsuits have been filed challenging “administrative segregation” as unconstitutional. 721 more words


Today: Alberto Nisman 27/1/2015

this morning (tuesday 27th), 8.45-8.50am, on bbc radio 4
today includes …

“President Cristina Kirchner of Argentina has said she will disband Argentina’s intelligence service, after a prosecutor was found dead just hours before he was to make explosive allegations against her.

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