Tagged:All posts tagged: prison

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News

The Banned Books Michigan Prisoners Aren’t Allowed to Read

Banned books are still a thing, you guys! This, Kurt Andersen's reflections on crazy America, and more - all in today's Daily Blunt.

Issues

Shaka Senghor on Fixing the United States’ Prison System

Shaka Senghor spent 19 years in prison, and has become a leading voice in criminal justice reform. Here, he identifies the areas where change is necessary.

Interviews

Chris Hayes on the Race-based History of America’s Carceral State

Chris Hayes's "A Colony in a Nation" offers a deeply researched examination of the current and historical forces driving our ever-expanding carceral state.

Interviews

First Husbands, Second Wives, and Writing: A Q&A with Jane Corry

Signature went behind the books with Jane Corry to discuss her reading and writing habits and the publication of her debut thriller, My Husband's Wife.

Books

Jailers and the Jailed: 7 Books on the History of Imprisonment

The history of prisons often reveals more about the jailers than the jailed. These books shed light on the politics behind the world's many prison systems.

Issues

Banning Books in Prisons is Not Just Wrong, it’s Counterproductive

Lists of banned books in prisons are as lengthy as they are arbitrary. If prisons are to be rehabilitative in any way, banning books goes against all logic.