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California Prison Strikers Punished With Blasting Cold Air, Stolen Legal Documents

In retaliation to the mass California Prison Strike, on its twelfth day now, guards and authorities have been blasting cold air into cells, stealing legal documents, and even preventing inmates from speaking with lawyers. Drastically decreased temperatures put thousands of prisoners — many of whom are already on the brink of starvation — at serious risk […]

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Strike the Prisons: Thousands Refuse Food to Fight California’s Solitary Confinement System

For over 30,000 prisoners in California, today marks Day 5 of a massive strike. Those in solitary confinement will continue to go without food, while those in general housing will protest work, until they’ve achieved their goal: to be treated with basic human dignity. One of the major aims is to save thousands of unjustly […]

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Will the Inmates on Hunger Strike Against Solitary Confinement be Force-Fed?

Hundreds, possibly thousands of inmates in California’s prisons are in their third week of a hunger strike. They are protesting the “cruel and unusual punishment” practice of solitary confinement and the ways in which prisoners are placed solitary confinement, often based on flimsy reasoning and evidence. In solitary confinement, prisoners remain completely alone in tiny, […]

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Today in Decision Points

NATIONAL: Alaska Republican Joe Miller and his blue ox, Babe, are suing in federal court to uphold the senate election ballot count and something something, etc. You knew this was going to happen. |Joe Miller campaign| […]

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