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conditions of confinement

6 posts in ‘conditions of confinement’

Essay

Radicalized at the Workhouse

The criminal legal system almost took my life from me. The anger that came after now fuels my life’s work.

Inez Bordeaux

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voices

Divide and Conquer

For those of us on the inside who believe in prison abolition by any means necessary, prison closures really mean prison closures. The state and some of my fellow prisoners…

Felix Sitthivong

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interventions

The True Jailers of Rikers

As demands grow louder for decarcerating and shutting down New York City’s deadly jail complex, judges and prosecutors have escaped accountability. But they’re the ones driving the crisis.

Angel Parker

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Essay

Where Choice Ends

Unless and until mass incarceration is ended, Roe v. Wade, and reproductive freedom writ large, will never be safe.

Crystal Hayes, Carolyn Sufrin & Jamila Perritt

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Life Inside

‘We Are Men’

On the 50th anniversary of a flashpoint of the American penal system, the cries of Attica still resonate today.

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Crimmigration

Immigration Imprisonment Is a Choice

Quickly, legally, and unilaterally, the Biden administration could easily free tens of thousands trapped in ICE detention. Whether it wants to is another story.

César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

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