prison reform

prison reform

The Prison System Is a Nightmare, but Not for the Reasons You Think

How it's become an agency of social control.
Seth Ferranti
1.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Welcome to 2018: President Donald Trump Just Met with Kim Kardashian

We know it's all very confusing. Please allow us to explain.
Drew Schwartz
5.31.18
prisons

Prison reform bill could force Trump to choose between Jared Kushner and Jeff Sessions

Prison reform is one of Trump's son-in-law's pet causes. Jeff Sessions has spent a career opposing it.
Taylor Dolven
5.9.18
trump administration

Jared Kushner’s prison reforms hit a brick wall called Jeff Sessions

The attorney general supports mandatory minimum sentencing, and he has the president's ear
Taylor Dolven
1.17.18
prison reform

Inquest probes death of incarcerated Indigenous woman

Kinew James was a federal inmate at the Saskatoon Regional Psychiatric Centre.
Martha Troian
5.10.17
locked up

This could be the year that prison reform comes to Ontario

Unexplained deaths, a rash of suicides, and systemic overcrowding all became hallmarks of the jail system in 2016. Will 2017 be any different?
Tamara Khandaker
1.3.17
News

More British Prisoners Have Been Filming Themselves Taking Drugs

A cheeky line and a bit of Clubland TV, uploaded for the world to see.
Joe Bish
11.7.16
Stuff

Inmates Explain How They'd Run Prisons

A new report on how Texas prisons can improve is unique: It was written solely by prisoners.
Maurice Chammah
10.24.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New York City Is Finally Done Sending Teens to Solitary

Punitive segregation—a.k.a. solitary confinement—is history for all inmates 21 or younger in America's largest city.
River Donaghey
10.11.16
Stuff

How Prisoners Exaggerate and Bullshit About What They'll Do On the Outside

"Inmates tend to have many fruitless conversations. The average, hour-long prison conversation is like this: I lie for 20 minutes, you lie for 20 minutes, and for 20 minutes we discuss each other's lies."
Seth Ferranti
5.21.16
News

Inmates in the UK Can't Agree Whether the Proposal to Let Them Out to Work Is a Good Idea

We talked to current prisoners about the new proposal which would see some inmates released on a tag to do their weekday jobs before returning to prison for the weekend.
Anonymous
5.19.16
News

What Do Imprisoned Drug Dealers Think About the UK's New Business-Friendly Prison Reforms?

Is every inmate a potential entrepreneur?
Anonymous
2.9.16
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