One of the "sleeping guards" was reportedly not even a guard, but a "substitute."
ProPublica obtained police reports and call logs from more than two-thirds of the shelters housing immigrant children. Here’s what they show.
Rick Scott's privatization of the prisons' health care system has led to a spike in inmate deaths.
The U.S. watchdog in charge of overseeing the billions of dollars the U.S. is spending to rebuild Afghanistan finds an $11 million prison with broken walls, a missing fence and a trail of graft.
Thom Hartmann explains the simple reason why citizens in Libya and Egypt are rioting - people don't riot when times are good, they only riot when they're pushed. Wednesday evening's "Lone Liberal Rumble" panel discusses day three of the
Lee Camp: The US has 5% of the world's population and 25% of the world's prisoners. Why is this happening?
Towards the beginning of the cult classic "Dazed & Confused," a high school senior named Slater, inquires of baby-faced freshman Mitch, "Are you cool?" What Slater was really asking—in this ode to 1970s youth and the counterculture—was, "Do you
Monday, Feb. 20th, is the National Occupy Day of Action In Support of Prisoners. For information on events in Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Denver, Durham, Eureka, Fresno, Indio, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, SF Bay Area, and Washington, DC...
Here's how Florida's prisons were nearly privatized without anyone knowing about it. In a rather arrogant and high-handed move, Republican lawmakers tucked a secret provision into the budget right at the end of the frenzied 2011 legislative session
There was a time in this country where the poor went to poorhouses, where they were treated like chattel and had no real opportunity to pull themselve
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