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For some, homes and neighborhoods are now digital prisons

Authors Maya Schenwar and Vikki Law argue that many alternatives to incarceration follow the same model of oppression as physical prisons. The post For some,…

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New Restorative Justice Spaces Must Be Culturally Competent

Brandi Mack from Designing Justice talks about how their work designing restorative justice spaces centers people who have been directly impacted by the system. The…

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Hunger Strikes, Uprisings, And The Politics Of Who Gets Released From Prison

TRNN’s Eddie Conway tracks prison uprisings and discusses how these protests could pave the way for radical change in mass incarceration. The post Hunger Strikes,…

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In A Pandemic, The US Addiction To Incarceration Comes Back To Haunt Us

For decades, police could surveil and drug test thousands of Americans every day. Why can’t those same resources be used for coronavirus testing? Police Accountability…

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Thinking Outside the Box: Do More Humane Prisons Exist?

Two experts discuss how we can end  mass incarceration by building infrastructure that addresses its root causes. The post Thinking Outside the Box: Do More…

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NYC Council Votes to Build More Jails, Continue Mass Incarceration

Eddie Conway speaks with No New Jails organizer Pilar Maschi ahead of the NYC Council jail vote about what grassroots activists can do to continue…

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