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by Occupy Posters
Comment Count 172 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 01:44 PM PDT with 748 Recommends
Last month a few inmates in several Georgia prisons stood up against being used as slaves by the state and private corporations involved in prison industry. Mainstream media mostly ignored the "...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 350 comments on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 02:31 PM PST with 480 Recommends
Words fail. ATLANTA - A family says a SWAT team raided their home in the middle of the night and seriously injured a 19-month-old boy with a stun grenade. Alecia Phonesavanh told Channel 2's Ryan ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 263 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 06:08 PM PDT with 286 Recommends
A recent ThinkProgress article documented the myriad failures of the first for-profit prison in the country to meet state standards. Mentioned in passing was Corrections Corporation of America's ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 121 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 10:07 AM PDT with 268 Recommends
Part of the reason the Occupy movement exists and are out in the streets is because of the massive failures of this Democratic administration and a Democratic Congress. This can't be denied. However,
by priceman
Comment Count 637 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 08:27 AM PST with 265 Recommends
After I read this new report, I officially lit my hair on fire, and started once again, chasing the cars (along with the neighborhood dogs) and just barking at them. BTW, we all had a lot of fun ...
by Badabing
Comment Count 188 comments on Sun May 08, 2011 at 05:15 PM PDT with 264 Recommends
Article first published on Technorati as Xave's Faves: A Cop Speaks Frankly on Occupy Wall ...
by Xavier Onassis EMTP
Comment Count 77 comments on Sun Oct 23, 2011 at 09:18 PM PDT with 259 Recommends
Freedom, Barbed Wire Sky, Wikimedia Behind the barbed wire around our prisons is a cesspool, a word Federal Judge Carlton Reeves used to describe conditions in the Walnut Grove Youth Detention ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 183 comments on Sun Apr 29, 2012 at 09:30 AM PDT with 211 Recommends
The Drug War and the War on Reproductive Health aren't just rhetorical. One woman's tragic death shows us the true human cost of devaluing pregnant women. Written by Farah Diaz-Tello for   RH ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 100 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 10:43 AM PST with 199 Recommends
Corrections Concepts, Inc., a Dallas based non-profit is working to get Wakita,
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 225 comments on Sat Dec 04, 2010 at 02:57 PM PST with 183 Recommends
by Maryscott OConnor
Comment Count 135 comments on Wed Oct 12, 2005 at 01:23 PM PDT with 148 Recommends
Last week, police in Florida shot and almost killed a black man who was "guilty" of getting a cigarette out of his own car which was parked in front of his own house. Of course, the police claim ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 65 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 11:43 AM PDT with 105 Recommends
A friend alerted me to a story over at Firedoglake about children ...
by edgery
Comment Count 150 comments on Thu Dec 21, 2006 at 04:50 PM PST with 67 Recommends
Who knew that locking up a far larger proportion of its citizenry than any other country made no sense? Apparently a lot of people knew. This Sunday's New York Times editorial condemning mass ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 47 comments on Sat May 24, 2014 at 10:11 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
In December 2010 I wrote the following article on prison labor and those involved in removing jobs from the private/public sectors and putting them in the hands of inmates. Now ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 02:10 PM PST with 58 Recommends
I sit in the day room/lobby ...
by soothsayer99
Comment Count 140 comments on Sun Nov 07, 2010 at 03:03 PM PST with 51 Recommends
Occasionally my job requires me to meet with clients who are incarcerated. I was looking for the address for a Bay Area jail, so I did a quick Google search. I found the information I needed, ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 66 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 07:00 PM PST with 44 Recommends
Over the past two plus years I have been writing a manuscript for publication. It addresses the issues I have raised time and again through these Diary Posts - prison labor, corporate involvement in ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Jan 13, 2011 at 12:50 PM PST with 42 Recommends
We watched Little Dorrit on PBS last night. An adaptation of the over the top serial novel by Dickens. So hard to find anything interesting on tee vee, we will watch next week for sure.
by pale cold
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2009 at 02:12 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
(NOTE: Dr. Giroux has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community. Giroux is also a member of Truthout's Board of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 11:31 AM PDT with 37 Recommends