Prison gerrymandering inflates the political representation of districts that host prisons — without any say from the people inside them.
Rural prison towns need jobs. There are better ones than guarding people in cages.
The next administration needs to address this crisis and the war on drugs driving it.
Why are we spending billions on a system set up only to amplify harm, especially in the context of a global public health crisis?
Educators are waking up to the grave emotional and developmental harm school resource officers cause. School districts must reallocate their resources.
This July 4, let’s lay claim to the freedom and equality we’ve celebrated for centuries, but seldom practiced.
Prison infection rates are out of control. We must release more vulnerable and low-risk people now if we’re serious about public safety.
Four days before the court hearing that could lead to his freedom, join us for a viewing and discussion of the astounding documentary that deconstructs “The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.”
A nationwide strike takes charge at everything from slavery to sentencing. Organizers say it could be the largest U.S. prison resistance action to date.
Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in America. But with over 2 million of us behind bars, has it really ended — or just transformed?
A DC law seeks to identify and address the root causes of crime while moving away from the failed status quo of policing and punishment.
A country’s greatness is measured not by its richest, but by how it treats its most vulnerable members. By that measure, we’re a certified shithole.
The United States is one of the top incarcerators of women in the world, which breaks up families and endangers children.
Using restorative justice techniques as an alternative to prison has a surprising group of supporters: victims of violence.
How drug-related suffering can bring black and white families together against a failed punitive model.