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Trio of officials reflect on Oregon executions

In office, governor, corrections director and prison chief carried out the only two deaths since 1962; out of office, all now oppose capital punishment.

Even as they carried out Oregon’s most recent executions two decades ago, three top officials harbored doubts about the death penalty. 11 more words

Portland Tribune

Burnes Turns: Feb. 16-22, 2017

In what is probably my strongest list yet, my favorite songs of the week include a sobering sermon from Father John Misty, an outlaw jam from Houndmouth, and an Electro-Rock masterpiece from Japandroids. 293 more words

The Soundtrack Online

18. Gardens, Trolleys, Chinatown, and Prison

We woke up from our deep slumber, checked out of the hostel, grabbed some complimentary danishes, and headed out to explore the city some more. We first went to the San Francisco Botanical Gardens. 1,163 more words

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Isolation and Agony at Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Michael Kleen

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Michael Kleen

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 547 more words

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Some things don't work

Cell Block 7

Cell Block 6

A typical cell

Al Capone’s cell

A graphic depicting incarceration rates around the world. We’re #1!

Eastern State Penitentiary… 564 more words

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Eastern State Penitentiary

Thanksgiving is one of my favourite things about living in America. Of course, I am glossing over the horrible history of European colonialism and the acts of oppression and genocide towards the indigenous population that are enshrined in the mythology of Thanksgiving. 1,502 more words