Tag Archives: prison

Party for Socialism and Liberation: Pushing the mentally ill into prisons

Pushing the mentally ill into prisons

Conditions of an earlier era return

By Mallory Fites

JUNE 24, 2013
Photo: Estevan Hernandez

The following is based on a talk given at a forum organized by the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) on June 5 at the Sol Collective in Sacramento, Calif.

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Georgia Green Party to Gov. Deal: Investigate ‘ongoing pattern’ of inmate abuse

On The Wilder Side:

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In a letter sent this morning to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, officers of the Georgia Green Party urged that he suspend five Department of Corrections employees at Telfair State Prison pending the results of an investigation into the criminal assault of January 12th on Georgia inmate Shawn Whatley.… Read more ...

Georgia Greens: Save taxpayer dollars by cutting jail costs

Via Gregg Jocoy at Green Party Watch

(Distributed by the Green Party of the United States)

Georgia Green Party

http://georgiagreenparty.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

For further information, contact:
Bruce Dixon, 678-298-9463 x3
bdixon@GeorgiaGreenParty.org
Press Secretary, Georgia Green Party

Greens Demand Real Reductions in Incarceration Costs Reject Deal Reforms which Fail to Challenge Racist Impact

After last week praising Governor Deal’s expressed concern for the wasted lives, drained treasury and depleted workforce left in the wake of the nation’s war on drugs, Georgia Green Party leaders today rejected Deal’s specific proposals.… Read more ...