Tag Archive: prison

13th Amendment and the Prison Industrial Complex

Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. 13th… Continue reading

The Whole Damn System is Guilty as Hell

Lately I’ve been thinking about the phrase ‘the whole damn system is guilty as hell’ and just how true it really is, especially in regards to the criminal justice system. There’s so much… Continue reading

Dean Spade on Hate Crime Legislation.

The fundamental message of hate crime legislation is that if we lock more bad people up, we will be safer. Everything about our current law enforcement systems indicates that this is a false… Continue reading