Sean Damon of the Amistad Law Project, a public interest law center focused on the human rights of incarcerated people, joins Episode 27 of Beyond Prisons.
Poet, musician, and PhD student John Gillespie Jr. (aka swim.) joins Beyond Prisons to discuss his art and scholarship around suicide in the Black community.
Reverend Kenneth Glasgow, a formerly incarcerated organizer in Alabama, may be executed or imprisoned for life for a murder he’s not accused of committing.
Family separation and child detention are a basic feature of American deportation proceedings, even if the government isn’t pounding its chest about it.
CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein about a bill she introduced, which would prohibit the federal government from separating immigrant children from their families during arrests at ports of entry or within 100 miles of the border of the United States. As he asked his question, Tapper brought
Panagioti Tsolkas, an organizer with the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons, discusses the intersections between the criminal legal system and the environment.
Calling for laws that would make everyone entitled to the same government assistance to afford health insurance and education is a good thing.
The Trump team has made it clear they are going after the highly unpopular individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
At this year’s World Economic Forum, political and corporate elites recognized populism was on the rise and that increasingly people rebuked their project.
President Donald Trump reportedly signed executive orders that will remove the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and start a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It increases the possibility that the Trump administration will deliver a fatal blow to neoliberal globalization. That such actions came
A report from Oxfam International shows eight men own as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion people in the world. Oxfam says new data from India and China suggests previous estimates of global wealth concentration credited the poorest half of the world with too much wealth. The report is
President-elect Donald Trump’s chief of staff Reince Priebus says there are no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare. This was Trump’s position throughout the Republican primaries and general election. But Priebus was less blunt on whether the expansion of Medicaid brought by the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) would