Incarceration Decrease? Drop in Prison Numbers Called ‘Anemic’ – Because we have built a largely useless prison industrial MACHINE! KRA

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   Over 45 years we have built this system of mass incarceration, totally screwing up our criminal justice system. READ “How the war on Drugs has Destroyed Justice! Now we have millions of people with their jobs at stake (for every 1 person arrested 29 people benefit financially), doing virtually nothing which helps anybody, opposing the changes needed. THAT is why we must raise hell to get needed changes...

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Prison Administrators and Criminology Students Study Radical New Approach: Treat Prisoners Like Human Beings

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   I first posted about prisons in Norway 5 years ago. This program – the U.S.-European Criminal Justice Innovation Program –  should help the concept spread. But remember, for every 1 person arrested, 29 benefit financially, so there are powerful forces lobbying to block constructive changes so desperately needed!   “You can’t make an honest argument that how someone is treated while incarcerated...

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In Louisiana jail, inmate deaths mount as mental health pleas unheeded – This should NOT be happening in America! kra

Posted by on Jun 17, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   This lengthy article highlights the needless deaths of five young men with serious mental illness, all arrested for minor infractions. In one Louisiana parish alone, 25 such men died in recent years. The story is the same all over America. I get the calls, weekly, from family members whose loved ones – seriously mentally ill – have had their medications suddenly stopped, or have been brutally beaten by...

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In Louisiana jail, inmate deaths mount as mental health pleas unheeded – This should NOT be happening in America! kra

Posted by on Jun 17, 2018 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   Another excellent article about the deplorable state of mental health care in our prisons! This one highlights the needless deaths of five young men, all arrested on minor infractions. In one Louisiana parish alone, 25 have died in recent years. The story is similar all over America. I get the calls, weekly, from mothers whose seriously mentally ill son has had his medication stopped suddenly, for no reason. In one...

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Trump is going to reform our criminal justice system?! Short essay – kra

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs | Comments

Trump is going to reform our criminal justice system?! The guy is a disaster for criminal justice! He incarcerates children. Children who have done no wrong! Witness the tent cities – prisons –  now popping up in our deserts to house nearly 2,000 kids separated by their parents, not by any law “forced upon us by Democrats”, as the Liar in Chief says, but by deliberate Trump administration policy. Sessions and Kelly have...

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Activists speak out against for-profit prison services provider

Posted by on Jun 15, 2018 in Featured, Prison Abuse | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   Why should YOU care about the monstrosity we call private prisons? 96% of all inmates will be released, and when they are, many are angry and bitter (rightfully so!) about the innumerable abuses they endured and the extreme neglect of medical needs, with nobody heeding their calls for help nor holding the criminal private prison personnel accountable! Beyond that, the cost of all the mayhem is simply your tax money...

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