James Yee was jailed and held in solitary confinement for 76 days after being falsely accused of espionage.
Police-led youth diversion programs instead expand the reach of the carceral state and the prison-industrial complex.
Prisons in multiple states restricted access to pandemic data in 2021.
More than 22,000 people being held in jails run by ICE face COVID with no option for social distancing.
Holiday-themed mutual aid efforts are popping up in cities and towns all across the United States.
Advocates are pushing governors — and the president — to bring their imprisoned loved ones home for the holidays.
Jailhouse lawyers in solitary lose access to the vital tools they need to file legal cases from inside cells.
Prison slavery produces billions of dollars for the economy with many corporations taking advantage.
“In a death-making institution, the formation of a social life-support system is a rebellious act,” says Kelly Hayes.
Prison rules say “vulnerable populations,” which include trans women, cannot be subject to administrative segregation.