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Lethal Injection: The Epitome of Desensitized Culture

Every mainstream article on the Arkansas execution frames it as “the first in 12 years” – as if officials deserve an award and standing ovation for some type of accomplishment. 183 more words

Racism

Stolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman (Book Review)

How generations of injustice and a lifetime of abuse shapes one woman’s story

I finally got a few days off work where I could just read, and “Stolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman” was next on my bookshelf to read. 352 more words

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A New Challenge to Prison Enslavement

Jared Ware and Chuck Modiano joined us to discuss Ware’s latest story, “LAWSUIT MAY SERVE AS TEMPLATE FOR CHALLENGING FORCED IMMIGRANT LABOR IN PRIVATE PRISONS.” 17 more words

IMWiL!

Rapper Bobby Shmurda Works In The Prison Commissary

Bobby has been keeping busy at Clinton Correctional Facility, but he’s not being compensated well. 152 more words

Rap

How to cure poverty (II) - UBI - we have the resources!

For those who think UBI is a crazy idea I would say this. It might sound strange at first, but please do not close the page yet. 539 more words

Goinn' Nowhere

Good News For Mumia Abu-Jamal

UPDATE on Mumia’s demand in court for hepatitis C treatment and what you can do to help him —

Good News! Today the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit denied the Department of Correction’s motion to “stay” Judge Mariani’s order that the DOC provide Mumia the Hep-C treatment pending appeal. 252 more words

The Politics Of Oppression