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Incarcerated No New Jails NYC member Hakim Trent, who organized in solidarity with New York activists from Virginia, explains his opposition to the city’s $11 billion investment in jails.
Incarcerated No New Jails NYC member E. Paris Whitfield, who was held pretrial on Rikers Island for three years, explains his opposition to $11 billion investment in new jails.
On October 16, all eyes are on the New York City Council as it votes on a proposal to build four new skyscraper jails and up to eight jailing satellites that would burn an $11 billion hole through the city’s wallet. The greatest cost of this plan, however, is that it would undoubtedly ensure that our future generations will inherit our system of mass incarceration.
A homophobic, transphobic culture persists at Minnesota’s Shakopee prison after successful organizing against a no-touch policy and for trans men to receive hormones.
Prisoners say the head of California’s prison system was warned the day before hundreds of prisoners were involved in a fight.
The most popular statistic regarding the United States’ prison system is that there are 2.5 million people incarcerated. However, this figure significantly under-represents the number of people caged in this country each year.
Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant and activist organizations regroup after head tax on Amazon and other large corporations was repealed.
Despite the corporate washing of Trump’s tax cut, data shows the windfall of money corporations are receiving from the tax cuts is not going to workers.
The profits from Seattle reaped by Amazon have prompted progressive organizations to call on Amazon to fund solutions to offset the rising cost of living.
Fast food chain Burgerville announced they would support a vote to establish a nationally recognized union at their Portland, Oregon location.
Hundreds of Disney World workers marched on March 23 after the company withheld bonuses from 41,000 union employees in Florida and California.
Single-payer advocates from center to left are obsessed with figuring out how to fully pay for universal health care. Here’s why that’s bad politics and bad policy.
These days a politician cannot seem to go anywhere without encountering a journalist, who thinks he or she has the right to thrust a recorder in your face and ask a question about the day’s latest developments that are making the news. Here are some tips for handling reporters, who
Weeks into the presidency of a buffoonish but vicious tyrant, I feel compelled to take off my black bandana, hooded sweatshirt, and kick off my steel-toed boots to reveal myself to the people. This is especially for those who believe the United States is faced with an uprising led by
We got a glimpse at copy of what Trump plans to do by his 100th day and, whoa! It’s simply incredible!
Read President Donald Trump’s remarks at a Black History Month event with African Americans.
Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is both a media darling, who positions himself as a leader that can temper President Donald Trump’s extremism, and an embodiment of much of Ayn Rand’s most destructive ideology, who is eager to carry out the agenda of the Koch Brothers. He is
We watched or combed through the transcript of every confirmation hearing for Donald Trump’s cabinet picks this past week to bring you this explainer that is sure to make your knees buckle and induce nausea. This is not for the faint of liberal hearts. Here are the views of each