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Draft Theses on Prisons and Prison Slavery

The following was written on September 9th, 2016, in recognition of the nation-wide prisoner strike organized by the IWW’s Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. I intended to publish it at that time, but was delayed and eventually forgot about the piece. 458 more words


Solitary Confinement

The Boon and the Bane of Humans, the Human Mind, enslaves the race.

Are we free…? Borders, Races, Religions, Culture, all inventions of the Thinking Brain; all designed to enslave while giving us a sense of Freedom. 16 more words


The Prisoner, Chapter 1

Here’s the first chapter of the short story I am trying to write, The Prisoner. I hope you like it, I’ll try to have the next chapter posted within a month. 520 more words


The Men Of China Hill

One doesn’t usually see hills within prison walls.  Prisons are customarily built upon flat ground. This allows the surrounding gun towers to have a clear, steady line of sight upon the perimeter, ensuring a clear shot towards any desperate convicts who might choose to make a break for the wall.  1,708 more words


Mom who decapitated baby gets 15 years to life in prison

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio woman charged with stabbing and decapitating her 3-month-old daughter pleaded guilty to murder and was sentenced Thursday to 15 years to life in prison. 382 more words


Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Directive To Decrease Private Prisons

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government’s continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. 444 more words

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Justice Department to continue using private prisons, reversing Obama adminstration stand

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has rescinded guidance from August that discouraged the use of private prisons.

“This will restore (the Bureau of Prison’s) flexibility to manage the federal prison inmate population based on capacity needs,” the Justice Department said in a statement. 203 more words