*The following was originally published at Solitary Watch. In early April, as reports of deaths from COVID-19 began to emerge from U.S. prisons and jails, Aaron Campell posted a desperate 20-minute Facebook Live video shot using a contraband cell phone. The video showed sick people gasping and coughing on his
Incarcerated women at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility say they are being denied food, according to Survived and Punished New York.
Dr. Johanna Fernández joins the Beyond Prisons podcast to discuss a hoax on supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who were told he was hospitalized for COVID-19.
“Alice,” whose husband is incarcerated in California, joins Beyond Prisons to discuss how California prison officials are handling COVID-19.
Ellis Maxwell shares a conversation they had with Charles Boyd, who is incarcerated at SCI-Phoenix in Pennsylvania, about COVID-19 behind bars.
Incarcerated abolitionist Stephen Wilson began a hunger strike to protest retaliation he faced for speaking out about COVID-19 behind bars in Pennsylvania.
After a decade of intense political fighting and two of the largest wave elections in history, the US finally has a quasi-stable political equilibrium on the Affordable Care Act.
Known as “state innovation waiver,” Trump is seizing upon provision in Obamacare, which Democrats added to dupe progressives into voting for the ACA.
It is almost impossible to wrap one’s head around the amount of money the United States wastes on health care. Here are some ways that money could be better spent.
If efforts to pass Medicare for All are ever going to succeed, supporters are going to have to get serious about addressing two big political hurdles.
President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort has hosted political speeches, social events, and more, raising concerns he is exploiting public office to boost business.
Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant and activist organizations regroup after head tax on Amazon and other large corporations was repealed.
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