The roots of much of the turmoil in the current Republican Party are centuries old. They go back, in fact, to the twin crimes that have helped shape this country from its very beginning: slavery and imperial expansion.
When a judge handed me two life sentences, it felt like drinking a cup of fire.
What would it mean to marry someone behind bars? Directed by Garrett Bradley Running time: 12:19 Email subscribers may click on the title of this post to watch the video. … Continue reading →
The only way to end slavery is to stop being a slave. Hundreds of men and women in prisons in some 17 states are refusing to carry out prison labor, … Continue reading →
We are a nation that has, since its earliest days, stolen children from their parents. . Such was the case with the more than 100,000 Japanese men, women and children, … Continue reading →
Seeking New (and Very Old) Habits for a New Year A little over a year ago I wrote about the bloody nightmares rupturing my sleep and the night terrors gripping my little … Continue reading →
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 →
We should end mass incarceration laws and spend the savings on education and social welfare programs. In some ways, the term “mass incarceration” is a misnomer. The term immediately conjures … Continue reading →