Abolish Our Prisons

Introduction to The Prison System The United States prison system is deeply flawed. It mistreats incarcerated people, incarcerates people at alarmingly disproportionate demographic rates, and does not have a positive impact on the people who are incarcerated. Something has to change. There are two primary camps of thought regarding prisons: reform and abolishment. However, this is […]

Applying Prison Abolition Principles To Address Inequities

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the inequities impacting marginalized communities where minorities are dying and infected at higher rates than other groups. From overcrowding in prisons to more exposure, minority communities are more vulnerable to COVID-19. At times like this, it is important to address root issues like poverty and healthcare. Failed COVID-19 Response In […]