The Essence of POPS the Club

The Pain of the Prison System (POPS) is a club that truly changes how students process the emotions that come with having loved ones in prison.

Legal Certificate Or Not, Trans People Deserve Better From The Prison System

Vicky Thompson was let down by the system. Samantha Pegg tells us why, and how it needs to change.

New Models To Predict Recidivism Could Provide Better Way To Deter Repeat Crime

Is there a better way to predict whether someone once released will return behind bars?

John Oliver Tackles One of the Biggest Issues Facing Men Today: Prison

The US prison system is consuming men at a frightening rate. John Oliver explains the problem with humor and empathy.

Wormwood Scrubs Exposed: The Inside Story

“No one knows what really goes on inside a prison unless they are invited through its iron doors.” Read Wormwood Scrubs.

Prisons Animated

Hank thinks the prison system is, “messed up,” and he has a snappy video to explain why.

Mr. Kerry: Why Snowden can’t “Make his Case” in “Our System of Justice”

Juan Cole discusses why Edward Snowden would be unwise to trust a system that has a history of cruel and inhuman treatment of whistleblowers.

How Can Society Best Deal With Violent Offenders?

Garth McVicar started a non-profit organization in New Zealand to help change the way violent offenders are being sentenced.

The Ray Jasper Conundrum: A Death Row Inmate Who Is both 100% Right and 100% Wrong

Lincoln Anthony Blades explains how even a man who did a horrible thing can be right about the horrors of our prison-industrial system.

The Joy of Affluenza: Privilege, Race, and the Ethan Couch Case

Michael Amity delves into privilege–a mammoth, undermentioned topic that he feels is an institutional inequity supporter.

Cruel & Unusual in Cresson, Pennsylvania

The terrible reason why one sleepy old rail town has made national news.

Caught in the Crossfire: A Pulitzer Prize & Emmy Award-Winning Presentation

LA Times editors told Barbara Davidson that “Gang violence isn’t news – it happens all the time.” She responded the only way she knows how.

Adidas ‘Shackle Shoes’: Racist, Ignorant or Both?

What would you think if you saw a man wearing basketball shoes that featured gold-colored ankle chains?