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1943: Nurse Hamaguchi

Ansel Adams: Nurse Aiko Hamaguchi (1943)
From Adams’s photographs of Japanese-American internment at Manzanar (here).

Regina woman says she needed spirituality while in solitary confinement

VANCOUVER — A Regina woman who spent 3-1/2 years in solitary confinement cried Wednesday as she recalled how a spiritual ceremony led by a First Nations elder helped her through difficult times at a British Columbia prison. 612 more words

Crime

Mother of inmate who died at Saskatchewan Pen sues Correctional Service Canada, attorney general

The mother of Christopher Van Camp, the 37-year-old man who died in custody at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary in June, has filed a lawsuit against the government. 578 more words

Local News

Snap!

Some days you just want to kick the dog. You know what I mean?  You’re frustrated and the damn dog gets in your way.  You kick it and then you feel badly and wish you could change things.  1,227 more words

Humour

Chris Hedges: We Need To Dismantle the Power of the Corporate Oligarchy

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

Rising Up With Sonali on Jul 13, 2017

The “i” word, impeachment, has once more become commonplace. But is potential collusion with Russia the worst thing that President Trump done?

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Politics

A Slave Doesn't Rebel: Obama Refuses To Grant Clemency To African American Political Prisoners. 

By: Talib Williams

I was at breakfast this morning with a friend of mine, having our normal morning political conversations, when this friend began talking about Obama’s recent act of benevolence. 654 more words

Mass Incarceration