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AmericaâEUR(TM)s Female Prison Population Has Grown 800% and Nobody Is Talking About It
World  (tags: world, usa, humanrights, women's rights, prisons )

Rose
- 7 days ago - theantimedia.org
(ANTIMEDIA) Washington, D.C. âEUR" Holly Harris may wear cowboy boots to work, but the Kentucky mom and Executive Director for the US Justice Action Network (USJAN) is far from your average southerner.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, education, money, courts, judges, prisons, cruel and unusual punishment )

Joanne
- 31 days ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. Two items this week which seem to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Private Prison Companies Openly Boast About Soaring Profits From Locking Up Children and Mothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prisons, incarceration, greed, injustice, women, children, families )

Freya
- 73 days ago - alternet.org
GEO Group and CCA are making a windfall from the rise of controversial family detention centers.
Environmental Justice Doesn't Stop At the Prison Gates PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, humans, toxics, prisons )

Anna
- 167 days ago - addup.org
Get the EPA to protect prisoners from toxics
2.7 Million Kids Have Parents in Prison. TheyâEUR(TM)re Losing Their Right to Visit.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: challenges, child development, children, correctionc, criminal justice, Education, families, parents, politics, prison visitation, prisons, Sesame Street )

Joanne
- 236 days ago - politicsplus.org
The few states which allowed for occasional extended visits by families are gradually abolishing them. This has a negative effect on child development, and with it, everyone's future.
5 Depressing Signs America Just Isn't the Country It Used to Be
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, corporations, health care, poverty, greed, taxes, injustice, prisons, crime )

Freya
- 241 days ago - alternet.org
There exists a common theme amidst these signs of societal decay.
Prisons: Microcosms Of Islamic Supremacy And Western Idiocy
Society & Culture  (tags: Prisons, conversion, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, religion, rights, society, violence, Islam, Muslims )

Penny
- 257 days ago - religiousfreedomcoalition.org
Islams Rule of Numbers holds that, wherever and whenever Muslims grow in numbers, the same acts of anti~infidel violence that are endemic to the Islamic world grow with them.
End Predatory Prison Phone Rates!
Business  (tags: phone, communications, prisons, inmates, incarceration, ripoffs, petitions )

Freya
- 294 days ago - p2a.co
Telephone companies like Global Tel Link and Securus are pocketing millions of dollars from the families of prisoners. Through predatory phone rates and unreasonable fees, these companies prey on the need for families to stay in touch with their...
Tell the FCC: Keep Families Connected End Predatory Prison Phone Rates - Petition
Business  (tags: petition, private phone service, exorbitant rates, prisons, predatory phone rates )

Dandelion
- 298 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
Prison phone service providers will not do it on their own prisons in more than 40 states still contract with private phone service providers with exorbitant rates. Federal intervention is necessary to end predatory prison phone rates everywhere
'Justice Is Not For Sale': Sanders Leads Charge Against For-Profit Prisons
Business  (tags: Economy, Rights, U.S., Bernie Sanders, Prisons, Justice System, Race, Inequality, Corporate Power, Keith Ellison, US Congress, US Senate, US House )

Judy
- 313 days ago - commondreams.org
'We have got to end the private prison racket in America,' said Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday.
Why Is Texas Still Sending 17-Year-Olds to Adult Prisons?
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, politics, ethics, rehab, prisons, adult prisons for 17 year olds, rights, freedoms, society, safety )

Cal
- 362 days ago - vice.com
Since 1918, Texas has prosecuted 17-year-oldsâEUR"including those who commit misdemeanorsâEUR"as adults, cramming them into a prison-industrial system bereft of the rehabilitative programs that have put Texas's juvenile system on the national radar for its
Prison Services Company Securus Makes Record Profits in the Face of FCC Regulation
Business  (tags: communications, prisons, incarceration, Prison Industrial Complex, telephone, phone calls, Carceral Conglomeration )

Freya
- 366 days ago - truth-out.org
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to release a ruling within the coming months that will affect some 85 percent of all calls from prisons and jails.
SeaWorld: Free the Whales!
Animals  (tags: SeaWorld, tanks, prisons, whales, orcas, animal cruelty, USA, marine mammals )

Scooby
- 369 days ago - change.org
The practice of keeping killer whales in captivity has proven to be detrimental to the health and safety of animals and trainers alike.
Michigan Ditches For-Profit Prison Food Provider, But Not Because It Fed Inmates Rat-Eaten Trash
Business  (tags: Michigan, prisons )

Judy
- 372 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Aramark's appalling practices weren't enough for Michigan to terminate its contract?
TAKE ACTION: Children Are Being Housed in Adult Prisons Across the Country âEUR" It Has to Stop
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, prisons, Attorney General, Loretta Lynch )

Dogan
- 389 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The petition to Attorney General Loretta Lynch reads: "The Department of Justice must immediately launch an investigation into the practice of trying and jailing children as adults."
 

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