by Peter Wagner, September 23, 2009

USA Today cites PPI and our work against prison-based gerrymandering in a discussion of major controversies in the upcoming 2010 Census.

by Peter Wagner, September 23, 2009

Timbuk3 cites our prison-based gerrymandering research in A Captive Constituency.

by Peter Wagner, September 22, 2009

Wired Magazine picks PPI Advisory Board member Nils Christie for their October feature: The Smart List: 12 Shocking Ideas That Could Change the World. Read the article: Nils Christie: Empty the Prisons.

thumbnail of wired magazine article interviewing Nils Christie

by Peter Wagner, September 20, 2009

article thumbnailMichael Overall in the Tulsa World writes Prisons can inflate districts’ influence about our newest report Importing Constituents: Prisoners and Political Clout in Oklahoma.

by Peter Wagner, September 18, 2009

Glen Ford has a radio commentary on Black Agenda Report that addresses prison-based gerrymandering and the 3/5ths clause of the constitution that allowed Southern Whites to cast pro-slavery votes on “behalf” of enslaved Blacks. See The Stolen Count: Prison Inmates and the Census.

by Peter Wagner, September 14, 2009

article thumbnailChristian Smith-Socaris has a Progressive States Network Dispatch on How the Incarcerated are Counted Distorts our Politics. It includes a detailed summary of the problem of prison-based gerrymandering and a thorough review of what actions states can take to restore fairness to the redistricting process.

by Peter Wagner, September 13, 2009

Erik Fowle interviews PPI and writes on New America Media: Census Prisoner Count Skews Political Representation

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  • May 15, 2018:
    Our Policy Analyst Lucius Couloute will be at the LEDA Summit on Race and Inclusion in Holland, Michigan, presenting his research on the challenges and disadvantages people face when they are released from prison. Tickets are available on LEDA’s website.

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