Category Incarceration Nation

NEW PROOF: Drug War Is A Lie Designed To Imprison Americans

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Slavery LEGALIZED In United States; Here’s How We’re Being Tricked Into Supporting It — Counter Current News

Though slavery was supposedly made illegal in 1865, it has continued in the form of a legal cluster-fuck. Because of a loophole in the 13th Amendment, slavery has been allowed to continue “as a punishment for crimes” and the prison industry has taken full advantage of this. Corporations have lobbied to change the definition of what… […]

Former Nixon Aide Admits War On Drugs Was A Big Lie; Was Never About Drugs

By Brandon Turbeville In an interview conducted by Harper’s Dan Baum nearly 22 years ago, former Nixon domestic policy chief John Ehrlichman admitted what many have known ever since the beginning – that the Nixon administrations’ War On Drugs was a giant lie. To clarify, it was not Nixon’s police state that was a lie. […]

Bill Clinton’s dark legacy

http://prorevnews.blogspot.com/2015/06/as-we-were-saying.html As we were saying. . . . The Review has been one of the few progressive journals willing to report on how conservative Bill Clinton actually was, the furthest to the right since at least Woodrow Wilson. So we’re glad to see Alternet catch up with the facts. Alternet  Prison-loving president. In May, on […]

Ferguson: Portent of the Police State

The Shocking Finding From the DOJ’s Ferguson Report That Nobody Has Noticed Nathan Robinson This post was co-authored by Oren Nimni, a civil rights attorney in Boston and member of the National Lawyers Guild’s executive board. In the city of Ferguson, nearly everyone is a wanted criminal. That may seem like hyperbole, but it is […]

Chicago Cops Have 3 Torture Sites. We Have One Month To Stop Them.

Originally posted on Video Rebel's Blog:
In one month Chicago elects a mayor. Neither the mayor nor his opponent in the April 7th runoff election have yet bothered to take a position on the existence of the Chicago Police Department’s 3 torture facilities. These are ‘Black Sites’ where the cops are allowed to take…

Obama and the preservation of the incarceration nation

Glen Ford What the Obama administration is demonstrating…is that the rulers of the United States have no intention of dismantling the permanent Black counter-insurgency regime – the New Jim Crow, as Michelle Alexander calls it – that was instituted two generations ago in response to the Black liberation movement of the Sixties. Obama’s Task Force, […]