The Death Penalty: Killing in the name of God iz the ultimate act of blasphemy

  by Abdul Olugbala Shakur The Death Penalty is one of many signs of a society that is morally deter­iorating, especially a society that proclaims an affinity with God and the Holy Scriptures. First of all, there’s nothing in the Holy Scriptures which gives moral support and/or credence to the implementation of the Death Penalty. […]

State Prisonz Institute New Censorship Rulez

  Prisoners and prisoners’ rights advocates say the new regulations could result in bans on newspapers, magazines, letters, and inmate writings. By Toshio Meronek Last year, about 30,000 inmates staged a hunger strike in California prisons to protest subpar living conditions and the use of long-term solitary confinement. In response, the California Department of Corrections […]

Intensified mail censorship a failed attempt to put new twist on Death Row SHU experiment

  by Robert Frazier At the onset of a signature campaign set in motion by three former governors hoping to get a bill on the ballot which if passed would have put a curious twist on the death penalty experiment in California, there was a more extreme than usual delay in the processing of Death […]

Hugo (Yogi Bear) Pinell – denied Parole on May 2nd

  by 4struggle In 1964 Yogi Bear was sentenced to 3 years to life, and quickly became politicized upon his entry into the California Department of Corrections. Being fluent in both English and Spanish he was able to help bring together and organize prisoners in the various prisons he was at in the CDC. After […]

We interrupt thiz program: Prison censorship of TV newz

  by Robert Frazier In today’s world we’re seeing the courts and media minimize the fact that U.S. prisons are run by criminals worse than some of the so-called worst confined within them. They have attempted and have succeeded to a degree in demonizing the prisoners being tortured and thereby desensitize the general public on […]

Warren Jordan refusez to ‘step down’ after 41 yearz in solitary

  by Warren Jordan No functional changes have transpired in this prison. If anything, it has become worse. I will not support nor participate in any sort of so-called Step Down Program for any reason. And a Senate bill has been presented in order to get a three-year cap on any SHU time. Hopefully, it […]

Secret torture unit at San Quentin, Part 2

by Robert Frazier Once upon a time a pen full of corrupt pigs all of a sudden realized the dirt on them was being exposed to the public. Articles describing some of the asinine antics common to their clique written by an anonymous author had been posted online and circulated in print via local and […]

The Prison Industry in the United Statez: Big Business or a New Form of Slavery?

  Human rights organizations, as well as political and social ones, are condemning what they are calling a new form of inhumane exploitation in the United States, where they say a prison population of up to 2 million – mostly Black and Hispanic – are working for various industries for a pittance. For the tycoons who […]

8 Shocking Facts From the ACLU’z Report on Life Without Parole

By Denver Nicks @DenverNicks   A new study documents the thousands of Americans serving life without parole for  committing non-violent crimeLucy Nicholson / REUTERS Inmates are escorted by a guard through San  Quentin state prison in San Quentin, Calif., on June 8,  2012. A sentence of life in prison without the possibility parole seems like it  […]

Thiz Iz Amerika? Men Tortured in Solitary 4 Having the Wrong Tattoo or Political Books

AlterNet             /               By Charlotte Silver The only evidence needed to get someone thrown in solitary is a tattoo, letter, photo or piece of political material. November 6, 2013  | Ronnie Dewberry is 54 years old. For more than half of his life he has spent 23 hours of every day in an 8-by-10-foot cell, furnished with […]