Freedom is seldom found By beating someone to the ground... We’re in the belly of the beast Because we fed it -- Amos Lee, Freedom Prisoner sketch, Pelican Bay SHU The statistics are shocking: One out of every 99 adults quarantined behind bars in the United States, with larger and larger swaths of the civilian work force deployed as a captor class. Although academic scholars have been analyzing the social costs of our 30-year punishment binge for some time, the American public has been oddly disinterested in our de-evolution into a full-blown prison nation.
Pelican Bay Prisoners in Security Housing Unit (SHU) Corridor D are set to go on an indefinite hunger strike to protest harsh conditions on July 1st. Pelican Bay Prison Hunger Strike Set for July 1, Ignored by Mainstream Media is a ... Read Post
One out of every four prisoners in the world is held in the United States. Drug crimes are the primary cause of imprisonment on the federal level, followed closely by immigration violations and weapons offenses. President Obama shu... Read Post