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Bail: The High Price of Freedom

Date: January 20, 2016 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, Opinion, Opinion All, Video All, Videos,

Source: AJ+ AJ+ has done an excellent job in this short video showing how our criminal “justice” system favors the rich over the poor. We must continue our fight to demand rights and fair treatment for all people in our criminal justice system. Here are some facts about the U.S. prison system: U.S. jails more people than any other country in the …

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FOIA Request Shows Thousands Have Been Held Inside Secret US Prison, Homan Square

Date: August 13, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News,

Source: The Free Thought Project After filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department (CPD), The Guardian has discovered over 3,600 people have been detained at a secure facility known as Homan Square. Notorious for allegedly denying access to defense attorneys and committing human rights abuses, the officers at this CIA-style black site have been …