Tag: prisons

    How We Still Find Joy After Decades in Prison

    After nearly 30 years in prison, I still find moments of joy and happiness. ...

    CoreCivic Manages Our Prison, and Tries Not to Manage Our Medical Care

    Five years ago, abdominal pain drove James to the infirmary at South Central Correctional ...

    TN Private Prisons Quietly Transfer Us, This Time Without Saying Why

    In 2016, the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) opened Trousdale Turner Correctional Center—the largest ...

    When You Need to Go to a Hospital, and Private Prison Says You Don’t

    Let’s say you’re incarcerated and have a heart condition. You’re supposed to be see ...

    If Suicidal Prisoners Should “Ask for Help,” Stop Taking Away Our Phones

    The National Suicide Prevention Hotline posters showed up around 2018, when the outside world ...

    Georgia Senate to Study Prisons, Just in Case the Problem Isn’t Cell Phones

    The Georgia Senate has contemplated the bloodbath unfolding inside its state prisons and concluded ...

    A Wealth of Tobacco in Prison, and a Dearth of Ways We Can Smoke It

    Within Georgia Department of Corrections facilities, the contraband tobacco industry is robust enough to support ...