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Christopher Young is directing a documentary film from inside his cell on death row. more

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Anthony Ray Hinton spent thirty years on death row before he was exonerated, and released in 2015. Here’s an excerpt from his forthcoming book, where he writes about waiting to be killed for crimes he didn't commit. more

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It would take a very stable genius to close Guantanamo. more

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“I feel like I’ve seen firsthand what redemption looks like. This is it.” more

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“Despite Trump’s election and despite Jeff Sessions being the Attorney General, I see the community momentum for decarceration and rethinking the criminal justice system is still very vibrant.” more

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A Michigan prison blocked an inmate from receiving their monthly issue of The Progressive. We want to know why. more

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We want to be sure that companies like JPMorgan Chase are not profiting off of the backs of immigrant families. more

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LGTBQ+ people are six times more likely than the rest of the prison population to be sexually assaulted. more

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Filmmaker Jenner Furst talks about the tragedy of our juvenile justice system, and a moment in history to possibly make it right. more

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The movement has won the ability to meet with detainees inside the prison, been able to offer sanctuary, and found legal help for families. more

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"Honey, hide the sharp knives." more

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Wearing anything in Santa red will land you in solitary confinement. It’s a gang color, and a serious violation of prison rules. more

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The United States is the only nation in the world that sentences children to life in prison without parole. more

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"Do we love everybody?" more

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Ordinary people everywhere should demand that international disputes be resolved by non-military means. more

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Their goal is to pull public resources away from building prisons and toward alternatives that help us build a healthier society. more

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A detention center is not the right project, economically or morally. more

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