Tag Archives: prison-industrial complex

China Releases Human Rights Report On US By
(REPORT) — On Thursday, China’s State Council Information Office released a human rights report on the U.S., noting that while that country continues to act as “the judge of human rights” it continues to ignore...
1 in 36 Americans Are Tied up in the Prison System… And That’s a 20 Year Low By
Over the last several years, the United States has earned the troublesome accolade of being the most incarcerated population in the world. Nearly every fourth person behind bars globally resides in the U.S. While a new report from the Bureau of Justice, a faction of the...
White Collar Crime Prosecutions At 20 Year Low By
Presented in partnership with Shadow Proof. The US justice system is notorious for its high incarceration rate and tough sentences, even for low level and non-violent offenses. The US now has more people incarcerated than were in the gulags in the Soviet Union under Stalin....
Activists Bring Solitary Confinement To College Campus For Alvaro Luna Hernandez By
AUSTIN, Texas — Dressed in a real prisoner’s clothing, an activist sat in silence on a busy college campus, alone inside a simulated solitary confinement cell drawn in chalk, on Thursday. Thousands of Texas prisoners spend about 23 hours a day in tiny confines with...
California City Opts For Inmate Reform Instead Of More Overcrowded Jails By
Although only 5 percent of the world’s population lives in the United States, it is home to 25 percent of the world’s prison population. Some of the most overcrowded detention facilities in the nation are located in California. To ease overcrowding at the Santa Cruz...