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8 posts in ‘surveillance’

In Depth

Jail by Another Name

The rise of pretrial e-carceration in San Francisco has created a new class of people for whom freedom remains elusive.

Sandra Susan Smith & Cierra Robson

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Surveillance

Debt Trapped

The growth of electronic monitoring has spawned a quagmire of hidden fines and fees from which people need a way out.

Tim Curry & Tanisha Pierrette

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A closer look

The Real Monsters

Sex offender registries don’t make us any safer. Abolishing them would.

Emily Horowitz

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Surveillance

Deconfiguring the Security State

The roots of e-carceration run deep, and we need to articulate digital abolition as the solution.

James Kilgore & Malkia Devich Cyril

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Institutions

A Veneer of Benevolence

For many years, I believed that the child welfare system could be reformed, but no more. It needs to be abolished.

Dorothy Roberts

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Big Data

Transgressing Borders

Racist gang profiling on the street becomes hard data, which then feeds a sprawling detention and deportation machine with the imprimatur of law.

Ana Muñiz

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Surveillance

A Model City

How e-carceration grabbed a hold of Camden is a cautionary tale for those of us who envision a future without policing.

James Kilgore

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Surveillance

The Case Against E-carceration

Electronic monitoring is not an alternative to incarceration. It's an alternative form of incarceration.

James Kilgore, Emmett Sanders & Kate Weisburd

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