Monthly Archives: July 2014

Prison reform: The continuation of the carceral State

Originally posted on Tennessee Students and Educators for Social Justice:
Guest post by Judah Schept There has been recent and welcome attention to the carceral state in major media outlets like the New York Times and from unlikelier sources, like…

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Who benefits from punishment?

The Reclaim Justice Network is in the process of developing resources to aid discussion and thinking about the drivers of criminal justice expansion in the UK today. The ‘penal industrial complex’ is one way of framing the conversation about contemporary punishment. … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration detention, No More Prison, Police, Prison Profiteers

Yarl’s Wood women win chance to have their voices heard

Thanks to the creative activism of a number of women’s groups, the Home Affairs Select Committee agreed on Tuesday 24th June that they will take evidence from current and former Yarl’s Wood detainees. When former detainees give their evidence they will … Continue reading

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