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Black Lives Matter Case in Maine in Limbo

18 Black Lives Matter activists were arrested last July in Portland, Maine, and their case has been on hold ever since the case’s judge recused himself

Even more from Rattling the Bars

Rattling the Bars

August 16, 2017
In this episode of Rattling the Bars, Eddie Conway speaks with Krystal Roundtree, the lead organizer for the Millions for Prisoners March in D.C. It is a national day of action which seeks to abolish the Thirteenth Amendment in the U.S. constitution

Is Trump Preparing a Wave of Mass Criminalization?

February 28, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said ‘future needs’ were behind the reason to reversal Obama’s ban on the DoJ’s use of private prisons, but Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford points out that violent crime is currently on the decline

Rattling the Bars: Trump and Private Prison-Profiteering

February 28, 2017

The security and surveillance industries will be the main beneficiaries of the administration’s policies that target vulnerable populations, says professor Kim Wilson

Vaughn Correctional Center Inmates Rose Up Against Decades of Oppression

February 15, 2017

The rioters who took hostages at the Delaware prison were rising up against policies that “are meant to sound reasonable,” but are really “extremely repressive,” says Kim Wilson

Rattling the Bars: The Case of the Omaha Two

February 6, 2017

In this episode of Rattling the Bars, Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with freelance journalist Kietryn Zychal about political prisoners Ed Poindexter and David Rice

Rattling the Bars: The gradual abolition of prisons across the United States except for California

January 23, 2017

As prisons close across the United States due to deficits in state economies, California refuses to follow this rational trend by continuing to invest millions of its state budget into prisons and jails.

Federal Court Clears Way for Juvenile Lifers’ Challenge to Maryland Parole System

January 17, 2017

Ruling Suggests Current Scheme Unconstitutional as it Denies “Meaningful” Chance for Release Regardless of Individual Merit; Operates Like System of Clemency

Will President Obama Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier Before He Leaves Office?

December 22, 2016

TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway examines the political motivations behind mass imprisonment in the US and why so many people incarcerated can be considered “political prisoners.”

Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Facing Potentially Fatal Medical Emergency

December 9, 2016

Eddie Conway speaks with organizer Jasmine Heiss about ongoing efforts to get President Obama to grant a pardon to Peltier, who has been a political prisoner in the US for more than 4 decades

Mass Incarceration, Solitary Confinement and Prisoners Rights

November 24, 2016
Diana Zuniga of Californians United for a Responsible Budget says her coalition is pressing officials to address public safety by providing communities with necessary social services