I am fighting for women in Texas prisonz

by Britney Gulley I am a walking, living proof of a life that has been pulverized, destroyed and abandoned by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. I have been housed in Ad-Seg going on four years now, held in captivity of prolonged solitary confinement, deprived of adequate sleep, nourishment, clean ventilation, peace and privileges. TDCJ, […]

School Is a Prison — And Damaging Our Kids

Longer school years aren’t the answer. The problem is school itself. Compulsory teach-and-test simply doesn’t work. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/Goodluz Parents send their children to school with the best of intentions, believing that’s what they need to become productive and happy adults. Many have qualms about how well schools are performing, but the conventional wisdom is […]