Intersections + Injustice

Surviving Solitary Confinement With the Help of Drugs

Of the 13 years I’ve spent incarcerated, 2020 was the worst. It was the year I lost hope in the…

November 30, 2022

MO Voted to Impose Police Budget Increase on Kansas City. What Now?

On November 8, voters across Missouri approved Amendment 4, a measure to increase annual police funding for Kansas City. It…

November 30, 2022

New Center Offers Free Legal Services to People Who Use Drugs in NJ

Rutgers Law Associates (RLA) and Vital Strategies recently announced the launch of a center to provide free legal services for…

November 28, 2022

Title 42, Weapon of the Imperialist US Drug War, Is Struck Down. Now What?

On November 15, a federal judge declared a policy commonly known as Title 42 to be unlawful. Implemented by the…

November 17, 2022

Georgia Privatizes Prison Medical Care—With Contractor’s Goal to Cut Costs

After years of attempting to privatize prisoner medical care, the Georgia Department of Corrections has at finally done so—and chosen…

November 7, 2022

Prosecutor Reform Will Largely Play Defense on Election Night

The so-called progressive prosecutor movement started around 2015. It was about getting candidates elected to implement local policies with profound…

November 4, 2022

New York’s Infamous Rikers Island Could Become a Green Energy Hub

After New York City officials voted to permanently close the infamous Rikers Island jail complex, the question came up of…

November 3, 2022

What DA Krasner’s Likely Impeachment Tells Us About Reform Opponents

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner is probably getting impeached. At a time when US Senate candidates like Mehmet Oz in…

October 31, 2022

The Consequences of Colorado’s Fentanyl Refelonization

In the context of the drug war, Colorado is best known for pioneering a number of high-profile reforms. In 2012,…

October 26, 2022

Sex Workers Got No Pardons. Decriminalization Is Overdue.

On October 8, President Biden pardoned thousands of people convicted of simple marijuana possession. In doing so, he took a…

October 18, 2022