Peter Wagner is quoted in Pennsylvania inmates prepare to ship out in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Pennsylvania’s failed parole policies have led to an overcrowding crisis that states with better policies will be profiting from.
Marie Gottschalk discusses our research and organizing to end the Census Bureau’s prison miscount in her article The World’s Warden: Crime, Punishment, and Politics in the United States in the Fall issue of Dissent Magazine.
Peter Wagner is quoted in the Patriot Ledger regarding Mass.’s plan to bill prison inmates for room and board. Because most people in prison are poor, this counter-productive policy “is like spending money to squeeze blood from a stone.”