The (Drug) War On People

Winner of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize, the documentary film "The House I Live In" is a must see, and is available "On Demand" beginning January 15th, and on PBS in April. Filmed in more than 20 states, from the dealer

Putting An End To Prison Rape

There is a prison in Texas where 15.7% of the inmates were raped in the preceding year alone. Think about that for a second. One in six inmates were r

Mike's Blog Round Up

Fables of the reconstruction: Over 20% of Gitmo inmates free to go but not allowed to leave BeggarsCanBeChoosers: Count on the GOP to dust off the Lee

Prison Under Siege

I just got a call from a friend who fled to Natchez, Miss. and he confirmed: "Orleans Parish Prison Inmates have taken over the prison and the guar

Judy's New Digs

Alexandria Detention Center A New Generation Jail Taking a look at the prison facility that Judith Miller is being sent to and reading the New Gener


CNN: Gitmo torture claims refuted with chicken dish Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) refutes claims of torture at Guantánamo Bay while displaying vari