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Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani, Ron Ma | Bianca Mercer and "Conviction" co-director Nance Ackerman discuss the enduring stigma of life after prison, and why they believe in the necessity of community-based rehabilitation.
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GroundWire | This week GroundWire is produced at CILU FM, on Fort William First Nation's Annishinabe Traditional Territory, part of the Robinson-Superior Treaty in Thunder Bay Ontario.
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Paula Mallea | There will be consequences to the tough-on-crime agenda. CCPA's Paula Mallea revisits the effects of harsher crime laws in Canada's prison system under the Conservative government.
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Migrant Matters Radio | This lecture by Tina Reynolds from WORTH outlines the impact of criminalization on the fastest growing population within the U.S. penal system, in the context of women's health.
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Craig Jones | Champions of harsher justice measures in the Harper government would have us believe that longer sentences are a win-win-win: for victims, for safe streets and for future victims.
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Martha Troian | Indigenous women are incarcerated at increasingly high levels in Canada and are not offered a transition or enough options to address their needs. So, TASSC wants to build an urban healing lodge.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | As he lies dying, Herman Wallace knows that after a lifetime of enduring the torture of solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit, he is now a free man.
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Redeye Collective | Prisons in both Canada and the United States are filled with people of colour. In Canada, a fifth of all prisoners are First Nations. In the U.S., almost half the people in jail are Black.
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Redeye Collective | Indigenous women make up 4per cent of the population as a whole. Yet they form one third of the federal prison population. A recent report examines why so many First Nations women are incarcerated.
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Mitch Podolak, Michael Welch, Ashley Titterton | Alert! Radio #186: Interviews with Jim Stanford on why the world economy is a mess and Ernest Drucker on the U.S. criminal justice system. Headlines, Around the Left in 7 Days and Music is the Weapon.
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John Bonnar | Transitional housing and support can save an estimated $350,000 for a homeless ex-prisoner, according to a report launched Tuesday by the John Howard Society of Toronto.
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Stark Raven Media Collective | Bill S-10 is Parliament's latest effort to introduce mandatory minimum sentences for various drug crimes. Researchers say they don’t work and will actually make things much worse.