Prisons

Nika Knight, staff writer
Progressives and prison reform advocates hailed the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) announcement Thursday that it would phase out federal private prisons—and celebrated the resulting plummet in private prison stocks—but many also argued that the decision does not go far enough. "Until DHS and state governments around the country break ties with...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Central American women holding a hunger strike at the Berks County Family...
Nika Knight, staff writer
After years of documented human rights abuses by the private prison industry,...