Kim Wilson interviews formerly incarcerated activist Kempis “Ghani” Songster in part one of Beyond Prisons episode 29.
Brooklyn residents let New York City officials and their corporate partners know they oppose new jails as part of plans to shut down Rikers Island.
The case of NJ Weedman shows how the state’s bail reform act allows for detention without bail and extra time to be added to a trial date.
Recorded in the midst of the strike, the Beyond Prisons team discusses the strike’s progress, the challenges of organizing, and why the press is unprepared to cover it.
Brian Sonenstein examines decision not to evacuate South Carolina prisoners in path of Hurricane Florence and what it says about how we dehumanize them.
Illinois Department of Corrections was sued for allegedly censoring “Blood In The Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy.”
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.
Jon Walker looks at the pros and cons of the ‘Medicare Extra For All’ health care plan published by the Center for American Progress.
A tectonic shift occurred in the Democratic Party. The Center for American Progress, the powerful center-left establishment organization which sees itself as the Democratic White House in exile, released their new “Medicare Extra for All” plan. In many ways, it is nearly identical to the Medical Insurance and Care for
Last week, to great fanfare, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced they will work on a new health care program for their employees “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.” The response to this announcement unintentionally produced some remarkably insightful conversation about American health care reform. What exactly this new
Besides the minimum taxes necessary to pay for national defense and basic law enforcement, the Republican Party treats all taxation as theft.
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
I am pleased to announce the launch of Shadowproof’s “Beyond Satire” section. Shadowproof launched as an independent press organization that aspires to support a range of work from freelance journalists, but I always knew at some point there would be expansions to complement our journalistic work and give the organization
President Donald Trump’s legal team threatened to make life unbearable for the authors if they included these incredibly shocking revelations.