January 15, 2015 -
The Bible instructs us to "love the stranger," but migrants probably won't be feeling much love this year in Mississippi. Gov. Phil Bryant is up for re-election, and he has built his political career in part on demonizing undocumented migrant workers.
May 14, 2012 -
Louisiana locks up its population at a rate triple that of Iran and seven times that of China. How did it become the world's incarceration capitol? Follow the money.
May 19, 2005 -
Last week, we gave you the run-down on the Correctional Corporation of America and their plans to build the world's largest privatized, for-profit jail and "penal farm" in Shelby County, Tennessee.
May 10, 2005 -
Our friend Si Kahn at Grassroots Leadership reports on a major battle brewing over for-profit prisons in Memphis, Tennessee.
April 25, 2005 -
The Justice Department has released its latest incarceration figures, revealing that the rush to lock up our nation's population continues at a brisk pace: