A biography of former CIA Director Allen Dulles by one of the founders of Salon ties him to the rise of US corporate power and the agency’s worst misdeeds.
In a new episode of The Laura Flanders Show, Bryan Stevenson discusses the Equal Justice Initiative and their plans to end mass incarceration in the next 6-8 years. There’s also a great short film on the history of slavery and the prison system by Molly Crabapple. Here’s Laura’s description of the
In Indiana, a brutal attack on a Muslim woman in a cafe, while a Muslim family in a Chicago suburb recently received a threatening flier on their vehicle.
Israelis earn an average per capita income of $34,990, almost 19 times more than Syrians take home each year, yet continues to receive billions in US aid.
Investigative journalist Will Potter is the only reporter who has been inside a Communications Management Unit, or CMU, a ‘Kafkaesque’ unit in US prisons.
Tim Wise: “The development of the class structure in the United States has been, from the beginning, interwoven with the development of white supremacy. “
The recent release of 1,200 prisoners from a detention center in the Negev Desert is not a signal that Israel is rethinking its harsh treatment of refugees.
Given that Henry Kissinger has endorsed Hillary Clinton, what does that say about her candidacy and American liberal politics in general?
“If prison education lowers the recidivism rate and makes the prison system more efficient, why hasn’t more money been invested in programs?”
C-51, a controversial anti-terrorism bill, shows how Canada uses the threat of terrorism to justify decreasing freedom, just like its neighbor to the south.