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A Long-Awaited Promise: Obama Gets Real About Criminal Justice Reform
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, law, police, incarceration, policy, culture, usa, society, safety, news )

- 131 days ago -
The president's speech yesterday to the NAACP called for an end to mass incarceration and the school-to-prison pipeline.
Society & Culture  (tags: petitions, prisons, jails, corrections, incarceration, injustice )

- 216 days ago -
I believe that mass incarceration is not the answer. I want to invest in solutions and strategies that provide alternatives to mass incarceration.
From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression
Society & Culture  (tags: world, US, Israel, Ferguson, Gaza, human rights, racism, violence, incarceration, militarized police, freedoms, humans, society, culture, ethics, government, politics, sadness, crime, death, corruption )

- 458 days ago -
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Children From Rape in Adult Jails and Prisons
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, humans, children, adult prisons, incarceration, society, safety, rights, politics, government, usa )

- 963 days ago -
Tell U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder that children should be fully protected from the dangers of adult jails and prisons.
Will Obama End the War on Drugs?
Society & Culture  (tags: drugs, war on drugs, justice, incarceration )

- 2380 days ago -
Is Obama really committed to a fundamental shift in America's approach to drug policy or is this about serving up a kinder, gentler drug war? When it comes to addressing America's disastrous war on drugs, the Obama administration appears to be moving
Growing Old Behind Bars
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, incarceration )

- 2514 days ago -
Eva Russo / Times-Dispatch Aldysius Beyrer, 84, sits in the infirmary at Deerfield Correctional Center, in Southampton, on Wednesday, November 20, 2008.
A Wait in Jail Can Exceed the Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: government, law, incarceration )

- 2661 days ago -
For some in the Richmond city lockup, a 15-minute interview can mean the difference between hours there or weeks in jail

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