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Should Prison Really Be The American Way?
Author, 'American Nuremberg: The U.S. Officials Who Should Sta...
Even people of goodwill who are not yet ready to jump on any prison abolition bandwagon might agree that we could stop sending people to jail for many misdemeanors.
End the Prison-Industrial Complex
Lawyer, freelancer, writer
There are plenty of legitimate reasons to send someone to prison, but profit is not among them. Unfortunately, it is an obscenely large reason that American prisons today house more inmates than any other country on this planet. Freedom lost is money gained.
Prison Labor as a Business Model
David Macaray is a playwright and author ("How to Win Friends ...
The U.S. used to be recognized as the entrepreneurial capital of the world. Today (thanks largely to our unenlightened drug laws), we're recognized as the prison capital of the world. Prisoners, meet your new employers.
The Michelle Obama Weight Debate
If one really wants to look at a First Lady who pushed her own agenda, one need only look at Nancy Reagan and her Just Say No effort.
Strength to Love: A Challenge to the Privatized Prison Industry
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
We must reverse the trend that has created an America with less than five percent of the world's population but over a quarter of the world's prisoners.
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