5 February | During the “polar vortex” this January, 1,600 prisoners in Brooklyn went without heat or water for days. After pressure from protesters and family members outside the prison, the Metropolitan (...)
26 January | Cyntoia Brown was granted clemency by Tennessee governor Bill Haslam earlier this week, but the terms of her release are far from just.
10 October 2018 | On September 27, 43-year-old Crystal Mason began a nearly six-year prison sentence. Her crime? Voting in the 2016 presidential election
28 August 2018 | Under the guise of rehabilitation and training programs, the state of California coerces inmates into risking their lives for a meager compensation.
21 August 2018 | National Prison Strike starts August 21st and lasts until September 9th. Strikes and solidarity actions will take place in at least 17 states. Fight for Prison Workers’ Rights, Free All Political (...)
30 December 2017 | The Israeli filmmaker and activist Dror Dayan met Ahed Tamimi when he was documenting protests in her village. The 16-year-old Palestinian girl was arrested last week by Israeli soldiers and has (...)
29 December 2017 | Left Voice joins the solidarity movement to free all Middle Eastern political prisoners.
4 September 2017 | Inmates in Texas experience flooding and lack of food and water. They are drinking toilet water while under lockdown and two prisoners were reported dead. Left Voice interviews Rachel, whose (...)
7 September 2016 | This Friday, the 45th anniversary of the Attica Rebellion, prisoners in up to 50 prisons across the country are organizing work stoppages and protests. Left Voice interviews Maya Schenwar, author (...)
27 December 2015 | This is a collection of articles by Left Voice writers and guest contributors on police brutality, Black Lives Matter, and the U.S. prison system.
21 October 2015 | Lieutenant Scott greeted us at the door with a smile as Sergeant Davis followed closely behind. We were a group of eight nursing students with our instructor, making a sort of “educational visit” (...)
7 October 2015 | The LAPD was recently denied funding at a neighborhood council meeting in South Los Angeles amid applause from youth, community members, and activists.
25 August 2015 | Since July, Obama has made a series of declarations about the need to reform the U.S. prison system. But given his record on incarceration over the past six-and-a-half years, what change can we (...)