Brian and Kim speak with Akeem Browder, founder of the campaign to Shut Down Rikers Island and the Kalief Browder Foundation.
PBS FRONTLINE’s “Last Days Of Solitary” documents Maine’s progress in reducing the number of prisoners in solitary confinement at Maine State Prison.
Introducing Beyond Prisons: a new podcast examining incarceration in America through an abolitionist lens.
A new report on solitary confinement provides access to important data on the number of people in some form of solitary confinement in the United States. However, because the United States prison system is not one body but a collection of fiefdoms that set their own administrative rules and definitions, the data
Formerly incarcerated leaders of the criminal justice movement share their perspectives on reform during a national conference in Oakland, California.
At 8:00PM East, Brian Sonenstein and Jean Casella discuss Hell Is A Very Small Place, a collection diaries and essays on solitary confinement.
Will plans to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex simply lead to the construction of new, smaller jails throughout New York City?
Republicans are likely to further weaken bipartisan criminal justice reform, and it appears President Obama may have given them the green light.
The reach of the carceral state is truly breathtaking, extending well beyond the estimated 2.2 million people sitting in jail or prison today in America.
Progressive Arizona congressman Raúl Grijalva expressed dismay that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) signed an $11 million contract with GEO Care because its parent company, GEO Group, profits off detaining women and children in horrific conditions. Yet, remarkably, Grijalva is the sponsor of a bill, which contains specific exemptions allowing companies