Sometimes,, reflecting on your past from someone else’s perspective is so much more insightful.
Making the most out of a second chance is important. But admitting your mistakes and failures is even more vital.
More former prisoners are reoffending than ever before. We reveal the latest efforts to break the cycle in the first episode of our new Economist Films series.
An honest look at how our experience of home often differs from the stereotypical “happy home.”
Welcome to my block. Would you like to take a walk with me?
Everyone has a story. POPS (Pain of the Prison System) is my story.
If we want to change the education system for the better, we need to find initiatives that are working and roll them out on a larger scale says Jessicah Lahitou.
Prison reform may be more appealing to critics when the narrative changes to crime prevention. What if we change the discussion from one of values and “the right thing to do” to one of fiscal and public safety concerns for all the residents of U.S. cities and towns?
A look into the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
Quentin Lucas found himself in the military, facing court martial, before he could begin to see what a ‘real man’ might be.
Is there a better way to predict whether someone once released will return behind bars?
One incarcerated man asks if confinement to a maximum security prison is the best way to reform criminals.