“In its best and final chapter, Prison by Any Other Name describes how every individual can help build a different sort of community and emergency-response system, one neighborhood
“Stern offers an invaluable historical analysis of a nation’s moral order in crisis, one that Americans need to bear in mind as Trump’s war on those seeking asylum in the U.S.
“a uniquely valuable addition to the scholarship on prison education.”
“In the end, something just doesn't smell right about this industry.”
“may be as close as most of us will ever come to understanding isolation, a sentence described by William Blake as ‘worse than death.’”
As a somewhat jaded and world-weary incarcerated writer, rarely do I read something that makes me really mad.
“The criminal justice system has adapted itself to the world of mass incarceration.”
In 1852 Charles Dickens said of solitary confinement, "I hold this slow and daily tampering with the mysteries of the brain, to be immeasurably worse than any torture of the body: and because its g
Fans of Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.—also known as Lil Wayne and Weezy—will want to pick up his new journal, Gone ’Til November.