The expansion of the “hate” frame fuels repression. Fortunately, grassroots opposition is growing.
While conservatives promote more state violence, religious people of different faiths are doing radical liberatory work.
If only society prioritized treatment and rehabilitation over punishment there would be far fewer “repeat offenders.”
Prison telecom corporations capitalized on the pandemic to rake in cash on the backs of struggling families.
Thousands of people released because of the pandemic now face reincarceration.
The close ties between incarceration and pollution seen in Detroit are replicated across the United States.
People diagnosed with mental illnesses are disproportionately incarcerated or killed during encounters with police.
The rhetoric of “violent” vs. “nonviolent” is window dressing and doesn’t align with the ongoing realities of policing.
The moratorium on federal executions doesn’t end the death penalty, which Biden campaigned on doing in 2020.
The legislation would address the 13th Amendment’s clause allowing involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime.