Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Amy Roe: When Communities Say No One Should Stay in Jail Just Because They’re Poor

Five out of six people behind bars awaiting trial are there simply because they can’t afford bail. Community bail funds offer a solution. . When Dorothy Hinton-Adams was arrested for allegedly … Continue reading

November 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Doug Anderson: Tucson, 1970

I remember standing in a long line being processed into jail. Guy behind me is furious: they’ve handcuffed him to a transvestite who is smiling at his discomfort. They put … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

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