Skip to content
If you are a current Subscriber and are unable to log in, you may have to create a NEW username and password. To do so,
and use the “NEW USER” sign-up option.
Forgot Your Password?
If you are not a Subscriber,
Flint Water Crisis
Jails and Prisons
Jails and Prisons
Yesterday 1:32 pm
Prisons Are Using Military-Grade Tear Gas to Punish People
A burgeoning arms industry brings the war home.
April 26, 2016
‘So Many Doors Have Been Closed in My Face’
What three Americans told the attorney general and HUD secretary about living with criminal records.
April 25, 2016
Immigrants Are Dying In Detention While ICE Ignores Its Own Medical Standards
A new report demonstrates how medical negligence played a significant role in many detention center deaths.
April 22, 2016
Virginia Just Gave 200,000 People the Right to Vote
While some states are working to limit the franchise, the Old Dominion’s going in a different direction.
April 21, 2016
What Happened to Sandra Bland?
To answer that question, you must begin way before she died in a Texas jail.
Get a Digital Subscription for just $9.50!
April 19, 2016
What Really Stands in the Way of Closing Guantánamo
On his first day in the Oval Office, Obama swore he’d close Gitmo. He’s got nine months left to do it.
Karen J. Greenberg
April 15, 2016
Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Need Better Answers on the 1994 Crime Bill
At last night’s debate, Clinton offered a grudging apology for “unintended” outcomes. Sanders wasn’t pressed on his vote for it—and he should be.
April 14, 2016
Note to Bill Clinton: There Is No Inherent Criminality
At the heart of Bill Clinton’s comments about the 1994 crime bill is the belief in a natural and permanent class of criminals.
Mychal Denzel Smith
April 12, 2016
You Either Work or You Go to Jail
Parole and probation are trapping former prisoners in debt, forcing them to work to avoid getting locked up.
April 11, 2016
Nothing About the 1994 Crime Bill Was Unintentional
In the ’90s, Bill Clinton exploited fears about crime in the same way that Donald Trump uses immigration today.