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.
Beyond Prisons returns from summer break with a special double episode on “Gladiator Fights” with IWOC organizer Brooke Terpstra.
Senator Bernie Sanders’ Medicare For All bill contained one very interesting section that has been mostly overlooked.
Health care policy analyst Jon Walker discusses his proposal for transitioning the United States to a single-payer health care system.
Shadowproof is proud to contribute to the national health care debate by introducing our plan to transition the U.S. to a single-payer health care system.
The Medical Insurance and Care for All (MICA) program is a public health insurance program based on Medicare but open to all individuals.
Senate Republicans want to make Obamacare much worse in order to fund a large tax cuts for the rich, drug companies, insurance companies, and device makers.
Generating support for single-payer health care is important, but it will never succeed without planning for the trade-offs necessary to make it work.
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