Archive for September 14, 2012

Advocates Want Halt to Expansion Of Private Prisons For Non-Citizens – COLORLINES

When Angelica Moreno’s brother died of cancer inside a private prison in Mississippi, she vowed to fight so that he’d be the last to suffer such a fate. “I want to fight for every other person inside that jail,” she told me in July, weeks after her brother died. On Wednesday, Moreno joined a group … Continue reading

Central America’s Newest “Death Squad Democracy” » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

My first day in Honduras last week was also my first in a truly “Third World” country, though from what I’ve seen, portions of Russia and the Appalachians could give it a run for the money. Of the nine people on our delegation, I’m easily the least traveled in this part of the world, having … Continue reading

Leonard Peltier Celebrates His 68th Birthday In Prison – Native News Network

Leonard Peltier, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, who has been imprisoned for the past 36 years, turned 68 on Wednesday.

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