Cook County Jail detainees file a class action lawsuit alleging officials “failed in [their] constitutional responsibility” to “provide reasonable protection” against COVID-19.
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot and other mayors pressured a judge to be more discriminatory when deciding which detainees to release as coronavirus spreads.
Hosts Kim Wilson and Brian Sonenstein walk through our guide on how to support incarcerated people and their loved ones during the Coronavirus Crisis.
The coronavirus poses a grave risk to people incarcerated in jails, prisons, and detention centers across the United States.
Right2Vote’s Amani Sawari discusses her work to extend voting rights to all justice-involved people inspired by the 2018 prison strike demands.
Artist, activist, and historian Michelle Jones joins the Beyond Prison podcast to discuss re-entry and her scholarship at New York University.
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.
Mayor Wilbur O’Connell is an honorable and caring mayor of Brickleford, but in recent days, he has faced scandalous allegations of corruption that really should trouble residents. In the ten years that O’Connell has been the town’s mayor, he has used his status to encourage charity. Some of the most
Given my past involvement stacking naked detainees on each other, it’s my belief Clinton understands soldiers experience tough situations every day.
See the Republican. Voters are angry. He feeds off their anger. Voters are scared. He feeds off their fear. He watches himself on tv. This would make a good tv show.
We managed to uncover some of the sections from Hillary Clinton’s speech at the Democratic National Convention, which were cut.
We managed to uncover some of the sections from Donald Trump’s speech, which were cut.
Over the past months, I have taken a stab at sketch writing. My attempts at sketch writing mostly stem from the fact that I am enrolled in improvisation classes at the iO Theater in Chicago, and I performed in two sketch shows in the Chicago Sketchfest in January. I am