- November 16, 2020Moderate and progressive Democrats broadly agree on all of these policies. Biden has no excuse not to enact them.
- GOP-Led Legal Inquest Into Bloomberg Helping Florida Felons Vote Condemned as Attempted Voter SuppressionSeptember 29, 2020
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s call for state and federal investigations into billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s effort to raise millions to pay off court fees to help Florida felons restore their voting rights was a “gross abuse” of power...
- August 13, 2020
In January 2018, I spoke with the Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Nicks about The Force, his feature documentary about Oakland’s deeply troubled police department and its history of violence. This is a new interview with Pete, discussing those issues in the post-George Floyd world.
- April 1, 2020
America has the highest incarceration rate of any nation, with almost 25 percent of the world’s prisoners. Statistically, nearly one in 100 Americans is doing time, and, according to the prison reform group, The Sentencing Project, “More than 60% of the people in prison are now racial and ethnic minorities. For Black males in their thirties, 1 in every 10 is in prison or jail on any given day. These trends have been intensified by ...
- November 28, 2017Five out of six people behind bars awaiting trial are there simply because they can’t afford bail. Community bail funds offer a solution.
- August 9, 2017Fair chance hiring gives businesses dedicated workers and the formerly incarcerated a chance to get beyond stereotypes.