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Friendship Behind Bars

This post was cross-posted from The New Paltz Oracle, a digital and print weekly newspaper at my university. You can view the article in its original format  711 more words

SUNY New Paltz

This Is How A Prison's Debate Team Beat Harvard

Bard College, New York is creating real change in the prison industrial complex. Beating Harvard University in a debate is only a small feat when we take into account the many who will be released from prison with a leg up over some that have never seen prison walls. 156 more words

African American

A Veteran Brooklyn Cop and Prosecutor Explains Why America's Criminal Justice System is a Disaster 

What we need to do to put fewer Americans behind bars.

You can only be proud of the American criminal justice system if you’ve managed to stay far away from it. 138 more words

Being part of.....why user unions are awesome!

I don’t know how much money has been poured into ensuring that drug users absolutely hate their selves, but from what I can tell, their efforts are working.   527 more words

Harm Reduction

On blending art and social justice: my short film, "Lost"

Recently, I took part in a conference at Princeton called “Ferguson is the Future,” which blended speculative artists with social justice activists for a magical weekend of sharing and dreaming. 1,309 more words

On Writing

You Can't Have Both - Reduced Prison Population AND Build New Prisons

My my it seems as though both sides of the political fence is scrambling to see who can proclaim the loudest that prison populations need to be reduced. 817 more words

Mass Incarceration