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US Politics & Gov't

Here Are Six Companies That Get Rich Off Prisoners
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prison, slaves, John Oliver, Asset Forfeiture, Corizon, Global Tel-Link, The Bail Industry, Prison Industrial Complex, GEO Group, Corrections Corporations of America )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - attn.com
There are currently 2.4 million people in American prisons. This number has grown by 500% in the past 30 years. While the United States has only 5% of the world's population, it holds 25 percent of the world's total prisoners. Money maker for the 1%.
Chelsea Manning Approved To Receive Hormone Therapy In Army Prison
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chelsea Manning, Bradley Manning, Transgender, Hormone Therapy, Whistleblower, Military, Prison )

Brian
- 63 days ago - thinkprogress.org
It's a first for the military, which still bans transgender military service, but is liable for Manning's health care while she is in their custody.
The Enforcers of the Death Penalty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, judicial homicide, capitol punishment, silent actors, usa, Osofsky, correction officers, prison )

Nancy
- 211 days ago - msn.com
It's a dimension of capital punishment that is rarely discussed. We frequently debate whether it's moral to make human beings die for their actions. But should we also be asking how moral it is to appoint other human beings to be their killers?
End Solitary Confinement in Prison - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prison, crime of imprisonment, torture, solitary confinement, mental illness, medieval dungeon, federal prison, torture )

BMutiny
- 288 days ago - forcechange.com
ADX Florence houses 490 male inmates, and a study conducted by a lawyer found that the average length of time an inmate would stay in solitary confinement was 8.2 years. This is a staggering amount of time to be spent alone. Amnesty International expose'.
Release Imprisoned Anti-Drone Activist - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, drone warfare, peace, peace activist, activism, prison, air force base, unjust imprisonment, non-violent protest )

BMutiny
- 289 days ago - forcechange.com
a brave peace activist whose work has focused on ending the use of unmanned drone aircraft in the War on Terror. In 2013 Grady-Flores participated in a non-violent protest at the Hancock Field Air Force Base, a training ground for drone operators.
Solitary Watch ACTION Page US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prison, solitary, solitary confinement, government, US, americans, abuse, ethics, money, business )

Nancy
- 461 days ago - solitarywatch.com
Actions, events and news from a nation in lockdown...
Penny Lane: Gitmo's Other Secret CIA Facility
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, prison, CIA, inmates, secret agents, bushadministration, abuse, terrorism, government )

Angelika
- 518 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
A few hundred yards from the administrative offices of the Guantanamo Bay prison, hidden behind a ridge covered in thick scrub and cactus, sits a closely held secret.
Anonymous Takes Aim At Guantanamo, Vows To Close Prison Through Online Attacks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Anonymous, Guantanamo Bay, hunger strike, indefinite detention, Prison )

Judy
- 724 days ago - mintpressnews.com
"We stand in solidarity with the Guantanamo hunger strikers. We will shut down Guantanamo," Anonymous vowed in a recent post online."
TIME Says "It's Time To End Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons "
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, ethics, freedoms, prison, solitary confinement, Angola 3, news, usa )

Nancy
- 1041 days ago - opednews.com
This week, the Angola 3 and the broader issue of torture in US prisons was the focus of a Time Magazine essay. Time's Adam Cohen writes: In April, Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace marked a grim anniversary.
Drug War Nightmare: How We Created a Massive Racial Caste System in America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drug war, Nixon, Reagan, crime, prison, ethics, politics, constitution )

Nancy
- 1129 days ago - alternet.org
What gets rewarded in this war is sheer numbers of drug arrests. To make matters worse, federal drug forfeiture laws allow state and local law enforcement agencies to keep for their own use 80% of the cash, cars, and homes seized from drug suspects...
WORSE Than Anything You'Ve Ever Seen, EVERY American Needs To See This!   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NDAA, HR347, crime, obama, corruption, humanrights, prison, jail, arrested, terrorism, government, military, usa, americans, abuse )

Henriette
- 1136 days ago - youtube.com
Barack Obama's attack on our BASIC civil rights must not be allowed to stand! The mainstream media is intentionally blocking this issue. Petition http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/stopNDA A/ Human Right Watch is a Soros Open Society Institute Partnership
Obama's DoJ Sends UBS Whistleblower to Prison, But Not One of 19,000 International Frauders He Exposed, Who Bought Their Way Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: off-shore banking, Swiss giant, UBS, tax evasion scheme, fraud, whistleblower, Bradley Birkenfeld, modern-day hero, prison, injustice, DoJ, Obama, golf partner, UBS CEO, R Wolf, campaign donations, guilty mill/billionaires, major fraud )

LucyKalei
- 1941 days ago - democracynow.org
Ex-banker for Swiss giant UBS who blew the whistle on biggest tax evasion scheme in US history, Bradley Birkenfeld deserves statue on Wall St! Instead of rewarding him, Obama's Justice Department is sending him to prison to serve 40-month fed sentence..
Texas Governor Stymieing Panel Probing Flawed Death Penalty Case?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Texas, Governor, Rick, Perry, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, elections, politics, death, penalty, abuse, lies, society, law, rights, prison )

Tom
- 2039 days ago - tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com
Cameron Todd Willingham insisted upon his innocence after his children died in a fire in their home. Texas Governor Rick Perry and the Board of Pardons and Paroles ignored a fire expert's report that found no evidence of arson and executed him anyway.
Death Penalty Repealed By New Mexico Senate; DNA Exonerates Joseph Fears of Ohio After 25 Years In Prison for Rape
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: JosephFears, DeathPenalty, WrongfulConvictions, Abolitionists, MaryNeal, LarryNeal, AssistancetotheIncarceratedMentallyIll, DogJustice, DeathPenalty, SupremeCourt, Alaska, NewMexico, Ohio, LethalInjection, InnocenceProject, LifeWithoutParole, Prison )

Mary
- 2241 days ago - my.nowpublic.com
Friday the 13th was a good luck day for justice and compassio in America. Joseph Fears, 61, was exonerated and freed from an Ohio prison after 25 years by DNA testing, and New Mexico Senate voted to repeal the death penalty with strong expectancy that...
Appeal for Leonard Peltier
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Leonard Peltier appeal, FBI, usa, Prison, Obama )

Elderberr
- 2290 days ago - socialistworker.org
Leonard Peltier, one of America's longest-serving political prisoners, has spent more than 30 years of his life behind bars for a crime he didn't commit. He was an active member of the American Indian Movement in the 1970s, and was framed for the murder o
 

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