By Ken Silverstein
“I’m running for Mayor so every family can see their future in Seattle,” says Casey Sixkiller. “It requires bold action, leadership experience when it matters most, and a mayor who wakes up every day focused on rebuilding a more equitable, inclusive, and thriving city.”
One can understand ...
In a job with virtually no oversight, abuse of power runs amok
by Daniel A. Rosen
“This is an industry that profits from human suffering.”
—David Fathi, Director, ACLU’s
National Prison Project
Starting with math may be a bad idea, but numbers help tell this story: In Virginia, keeping the average prisoner behind bars costs taxpayers about $30,000 per year; in some ...
Private executioners paid in cash. Middle-of-the-night killings. False or incomplete justifications. ProPublica obtained court records showing how the outgoing administration used its final days to execute the most federal prisoners since World War II.
by Isaac Arnsdorf, ProPublica, Dec. 23, 2020
This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica ...
Prisoners rely on grievances as an early-warning system for dangerous conditions, from poor medical care to abuse. But in Illinois, experts say the system is sputtering, with little oversight, resulting in injuries to prisoners.
This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica Illinois is a nonprofit ...