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?
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.
Mass incarceration is now a bipartisan concern. Its effects on our democracy should be, too.
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?
For prisoners on hunger strike, the Trump administration looks prepared to let them die.
The United States is one of the top incarcerators of women in the world, which breaks up families and endangers children.
How should the United States respond to the detention and subsequent death of an American student who visited North Korea?
Port Covington has an opportunity to help hundreds of ex-offenders find sustainable employment and combat the city’s recidivism rates.
Punitive school policies are funneling children – especially African-Americans – out of the classroom and into jail cells.