prison

Noisey

How Musicians Re-Adjust to Public Life After Time in Prison

The headlines pass, and critics move on, but artists like Blackpool grime's Afghan Dan have to navigate life anew in the public eye.
Kamila Rymajdo
9.10.19
Weed

An Old-School Dealer Talks About Life in the Modern Weed Trade

"I still use the safeguards practiced at the height of the War on Drugs. Call me paranoid, but I switch burner accounts every 21 days."
Seth Ferranti
9.4.19
crime

Life Inside the Prison Unit for the UK's Most Dangerous Prisoners

Close Supervision Centres are where you're sent if you're too unruly for a regular segregation wing.
Nick Chester
9.2.19
solitary confinement

From 'The Alcatraz of the Rockies' to the Streets

The US sends "the worst of the worst" to ADX Florence. This is what happens when they get out.
Keegan Hamilton
8.28.19
crime

The Rise of Britain's Violent Racist Prison Gangs

Islamophobic gangs like Death Before Dishonour and Piranhas are flourishing in UK prisons, largely due to police cuts and overcrowding.
Nick Chester
8.20.19
money-corruption

Epstein's Death Is Exposing the 'Clusterfuck' Inside Trump's Prisons

"This is kind of like you're playing this game of chicken, and eventually something bad happens, and shit rolls downhill."
Justin George
Weihua Li
8.14.19
politics

What Serving Prisoners Think of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister

And the one thing they wish he would do.
Anonymous
7.31.19
rights

Many US Prisons Deny Muslim Inmates Halal Food and Proper Prayer

A new study finds that the US disproportionately imprisons Muslims – and then violates their religious freedoms.
Leila Ettachfini
7.29.19
prison

Everything You Need to Know When You're Going to Prison

After he was released from jail, Carl Cattermole decided to write down everything he'd learnt. Consider this extract from 'Prison: A Survival Guide' your essential primer to getting banged up.
Carl Cattermole
7.19.19
politics

Prisoners Tell Us How Tommy Robinson Will Actually Be Treated in Jail

In short: the far-right agitator also known as Stephen Yaxley-Lennon probably doesn't need to worry about claiming asylum in the US.
Anonymous
7.17.19
Drugs

Prisoners Are Now Smoking Nicotine Patches and Chamomile Tea

It’s been a year since the ban on tobacco, British inmates' surrogate currency. The results are weird, but also predictable.
Nick Chester
5.16.19
prison

New Zealand Prisons Installed Almost 200 Slushie Machines Last Year

The leader of the country’s National Party is calling the machines an “extraordinary waste of taxpayers’ money."
Bettina Makalintal
4.30.19
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