Intersections + Injustice

Winnipeg Offers Winter Fire Barrels, Not Homes, to Unhoused People

The city of Winnipeg, Manitoba is giving free steel fire barrels to unhoused residents living outdoors. Officials say it’s to…

January 25, 2022

Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg Rapidly Backpedals on Radical Reforms

Alvin Bragg, a former state and federal prosecutor, won the competitive 2021 Manhattan district attorney race by running as something…

January 24, 2022

Doubling Down on Fentanyl Myths, West Virginia Bill Would Punish “Exposing” Cops

On January 18, West Virginia legislators advanced a bill that would make “exposing” law enforcement officers to illicit fentanyl punishable…

January 20, 2022

Baltimore and Boston’s Non-Prosecution Policies Now at Grave Risk

Two of the most significant figures in the so-called “progressive prosecutor” movement now seem to be off the table as…

January 18, 2022

Rikers Strike Against Horrendous Conditions Draws Political Support

Elected officials are rallying outside of the Rikers Island Detention Complex on January 13 to support detainees who are rejecting…

January 13, 2022

As Anti-Reform Prosecutors Depart, Will Massachusetts Really Change?

The landscape of the criminal-legal system in one of the nation’s most progressive states is changing. Two of 11 elected…

January 11, 2022

Parolees With Opioid Addiction Need Choices, Not a Naltrexone-Only Policy

Across the United States, people with opioid addiction who are on parole aren’t getting the right medication. In many cases,…

January 11, 2022

Cannabis Workers in St. Louis Are Poised to Unionize

On January 6, workers at a medical cannabis company in St. Louis, Missouri, filed a petition for what would reportedly…

January 10, 2022

Federal Prisons Director to Resign Amid Staff Corruption, COVID Failures

Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Michael Carvajal is resigning in the wake of highly publicized allegations against BOP staff, including…

January 7, 2022

New York Prisons Punished 1,600 People for False Drug Test Results

On January 5, New York State Inspector General Lucy Lang released a report that showed more than 1,600 incarcerated people…

January 6, 2022