Nabil Hassein joins Beyond Prisons to give an update on the campaign to close Rikers Island and the fight to oppose new jail construction in New York City.
Kim and Brian share their best practices for journalists looking to improve their reporting on incarceration and related issues.
Journalist and editor Brian Sonenstein recently wrote about retaliation for supporting the prison strike and provides further insights into his reporting.
Ohio prison officials denied an appeal by Imam Hasan against the one-year restriction placed on his phone and email use for supporting the 2018 prison strike.
District court in Louisiana ruled the state’s non-unanimous jury verdict system is unconstitutional, product of discrimination, and impacts minority jurors.
Despite Virginia’s suspension of prison policy targeting visitors wearing feminine hygiene products, one woman says she’s banned indefinitely for wearing tampon.
Single-payer opponents claim it’s politically impossible get a majority in Congress to oppose the health care industry, but House GOP just proved them wrong.
Attempts to convince states to adopt single-payer healthcare face significant hurdles that are both legal and financial.
In Part 3 of Jon Walker’s series, he examines various hurdles at the federal level that Americans must overcome to achieve a universal health care system.
Unraveling for-profit health care will continue to be difficult if citizens remain uninformed on how different universal systems truly function.
This is the moment for honest assessment of how U.S. could adopt single-payer, a proven system that would actually deliver affordable universal health care.
The American Health Care Act has gone down in a blaze of glory. It is time to focus on what President Donald Trump has long said would be his plan B.
Anonymous, unnamed, unidentified, and unknown sources have given us the inside scoop on what happened to several establishment pundits last night.
“The racists get down / the sexists get down / They get out of their seats and Trump Around!” raps Donald in this parody of the House of Pain classic.
Few films in recent years have been as polarizing as Spike Lee’s “Chi-Raq.” Before it premiered, numerous well-meaning people throughout the United States, especially in Chicago, had already chosen to oppose the film, even though they had not seen it. It is too bad these people did not wait to
For years, news organizations interested in quick and easy traffic have had specially-assigned writers who post about clips from “The Daily Show.” But, as Jon Stewart prepares to leave the show, reporters are facing reassignment and even potential firings as media prepare to lose a cheap source of traffic.