As Abolition Becomes More Likely, Chicago Bond Fund Sees Future Where They Aren’t Needed
Around 70 people volunteer for the Chicago Community Bond Fund, a nonprofit organization that raises money to post bond for people who can’t afford to get out of Cook County Jail while awaiting trial. The bond fund relies on volunteers and purposely avoids hiring full time staff. It was an all-volunteer organization until February,
New York Times’ Illinois Class Politics Coverage Misses Word ‘Class’
Illinois is being taken over by a plutocratic elite, but somehow The New York Times coverage of the state’s top 1% doesn’t mention ‘class’ a single time.
Battling The Criminal Justice System For Diabetes Healthcare (Reader Response)
Reader Phillip Baker responds to Gaming the System by sharing his experiences as a prisoner healthcare advocate who spent years trying to get adequate healthcare for prisoners with Type 1 diabetes. To his dismay, prison healthcare officials seem to care little for the well-being of their inmates.