Podcast
Fighting the school-to-prison pipeline in Toronto
Scott Neigh | Melanie Carrington and Alison Fisher talk about the work of the Toronto group Education Not Incarceration.
Columnists
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | As dusk settled over Denver on Dec. 22, the first day of winter, Clarence Moses-EL walked out of the county jail, free for the first time in 28 years.
Columnists
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Thousands of prisoners will be moved out of solitary confinement in California, thanks to a landmark legal settlement announced this week.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | There are an estimated 80,000-100,000 prisoners held in some form of solitary confinement in the U.S. It is cruel and unusual punishment, and must be abolished, once and for all.
Blog
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John Hutton | August 10, marked the 40th anniversary of what has come to be known as Prisoners' Justice Day in Canada. This anniversary is a sombre one as we seem to be moving backwards at an ever-inceasing rate.
News
Kathleen Copps | While we celebrate the latest court victory for Omar Khadr, we need to continue to push for the lawful response of his immediate release from jail. Especially as the government threatens to appeal.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free from prison this week, just one month shy of 44 years behind bars. He was convicted of the April 1970 killing of a Baltimore police officer.
Columnists
June Chua | Michelle Latimer is working on a film examining solitary confinement as it pertains to Renée Acoby -- a Métis woman who spent eight of her 13 years in prison mostly in solitary confinement.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Thirty years ago, a Catholic nun working in a poor neighbourhood of New Orleans was asked if she would be a pen-pal to a death-row prisoner. Sister Helen Prejean agreed, forever changing her life.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Albert Woodfox has been in solitary confinement for 40 years, most of that time locked up in the notorious maximum-security Louisiana State Penitentiary known as "Angola."
Podcast
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.
Blog
Krystalline Kraus | March against the humiliating prison system and later hear testimonials of the current situation of Mandy Hiscocks and Leah Henderson, held in prison as part of the Toronto G20 Conspiracy 21.