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Hunger Strike At Rikers Island Jail Continues

Take Action Now Prisoners at Rikers Island are protesting unsafe conditions and lack or adequate healthcare especially during the pandemic. Too many have died in custody as violence and…

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Anti-Marijuana Group’s Own Poll Shows Big Support For Legalization

Take Action Now Even when Seventy-two percent of respondents said they preferred some form of legalization, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) made a chart that said the majority…

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States Have Collected More Than $10 Billion In Marijuana Tax Revenue

Take Action Now The marijuana revenue doesn’t even include tax revenue from separate medical cannabis programs that are in place in a majority of U.S. states. By Kyle Jaeger,…

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Public Fear Of Violent Crime Will Sink The Left – Even If Crime Isn’t Rising

Take Action Now Progressives need to address violent crime, not just criminal justice. Failure on this front will only strengthen the right wing backlash. By Sasha Abramsky, The…

The Plea Bargaining System is Racist And Broken

Take Action Now Our Constitutional rights are being trampled on by the racist plea bargaining system. We need an end to what they call “The Trial Penalty”. By Carissa…

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Death Penalty Abolition Slowly Winning Culture War

Take Action Now Abolitionists have made great progress and the death penalty is in retreat. For capital punishment advocates, desperate measures have been required to keep the machinery of…

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“The Facility” Is A Film About ICE Letting People Die

Take Action Now THE FACILITY, is a new film following immigrants detained in an infamous ICE facility as they protest the dire conditions inside. A documentary of life and protest inside the American…

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AOC’s Bipartisan Bill Would Expunge Marijuana Convictions

Take Action Now “Goes to show that lawmakers don’t have to agree on everything to find common ground on solutions to the challenges facing everyday Americans.”…

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New Report Exposes Systemic Racism In U.S. Legal System

Take Action Now Systemic racism in the legal system exposed in new report by the LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation. By Anna Shen, Inter Press Service Once again, the U.S. faces a test case along…

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A Brief Introduction To Prison Abolition & Police Abolition

Take Action Now By Marena Blanchard Prison abolition is critical because, simply put, prisons are obsolete. The American legal system criminalizes people and sends them to prison to disappear,…