Tag Archives: Incarceration Nation

#FF @POTUS’ clemency legacy a boon for #PrisonIndustrialComplex

Published on Mar 14, 2016 Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford was back for his Ford Report, this time to discuss the Obama administration’s struggling prison clemency program.  

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From Solitary Confinement at Pelican Bay, Jesse Perez Sues Guards for Retaliation, Wins $25,000

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
On Nov. 25, 2015, a federal jury awarded $25,000 in damages to Jesse Perez, who had sued guards for trashing his cell in retaliation for his lawsuit against the prison and for his…

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This Incarceration Nation: Prison Kids (video, petition)

PRISON KIDS Trailer: A Fusion Investigative Documentary Published on Sep 25, 2015 Fusion traveled across the country, gathering the stories of kids who grew up in jail or prison. We found a system that’s supposed to help kids, but often … Continue reading

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Huron Valley, MI women’s prison allegedly tortures mentally ill inmates

Mentally Ill Inmates At Michigan Womens Prison Report They Were Hog Tied Naked, Deprived Of Water | ThinkProgress Mentally ill at Michigan’s only women’s prison are deprived of food and water for days, and even “hog tied” naked as punishment, … Continue reading

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The Prison Industrial Complex doesn’t want you to watch this.

They really don’t. They don’t see the US being the Incarceration Nation as being a $75B failed experiment. They see it as a screaming success.

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Jerry Brown betrayed his constituents, big time. It’s becoming a habit.

What Gives? California Gov. Jerry Brown Lines Up With NRA and Prison-Industrial Complex | Alternet If you want to see how Brown is charting a careful course to show he is not beholden either to the political right or the … Continue reading

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USA unable to learn by (humane, inexpensive) example

Guest Author – Kat Gordon – The Land Of The Free? « Montana Corruption Let us now examine a country that does just that, Norway. With an incarceration rate of approximately 73 per 100,000 people as opposed to United States’ … Continue reading

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