selected other writings

Too Many People in Jail? Abolish Bail – The New York Times
Your Home Is Your Prison – TomDispatch (appeared on Truthout, The Nation, Mother Jones, Salon and elsewhere)
Declaring War on Heroin – Truthout
Mandatory Rehab Is Just a New Front in the War on Drugs – The Guardian
“Arsenal to Destroy Revolutionaries”: Political Imprisonment Persists – Truthout
“Stop Fearing Our Children”: Why Juvenile Incarceration Needs to Go – Truthout
Reduce Gun Penalties – The New York Times
Prison Phone Company Whines,”WE MISS YOU!” – Truthout
The Prison System Welcomes My Newborn Niece to This World – Truthout
Five Principles for Independent Media in 2014 – Truthout
Why Health Care Isn’t Just About Insurance – Truthout
Let’s Stop Starving Drug Offenders Back to Prison – Truthout
Please Stop “Reforming” Pelican Bay – Prison Legal News
Life on Penalty of Death – Truthout
Female prisoners’ babies shouldn’t be sentenced to life without breast milk – The Guardian
There Is No Good Drug War – Truthout
I Am Not a Camel… But I Do Have Epilepsy – Truthout
35,948 Arrested Yesterday – Truthout
The People Vs. the War on Drugs: Filmmaker Tackles the “Predatory Monster” – Truthout
Selling the Soul of Public Education – Truthout
The War on Drug Addicts – and Everyone Else – Truthout
The Pro-Hunger Lobby: GOP Frontrunners Fight Aid to Starving Americans – Truthout
Our Brave New Budget Dystopia – Truthout
Slavery Haunts America’s Plantation Prisons – Truthout
Some Prisoners Declared Innocent, but Not Free – Truthout
In Prison, Toilet Paper Is the New Tampon – Ms Magazine
The Fall of the Presidential Pardon – Truthout
Four Years Later: The Fallout of Iraq – Truthout
Set in Steel: Prison Life Without Parole – Truthout
Iraq War Resisters Take Their Fight Across the Globe – Truthout
Child Detainees Battle an Unforgiving System Alone – Truthout
US Attempt to Control Iraq’s Oil Continues Behind Scenes – Truthout
Zines Explore Trans Culture Beyond Stereotypes – Truthout
Locked Down but Not Out: Activism Behind Bars – Prisoner Solidarity
Learning Curve – Bitch Magazine