Dialing with Dollars: How County Jails Profit From Immigrant Detainees
County jails charge excessive rates for phone usage—a huge barrier for immigrant detainees fighting deportation.
Why Aren’t Civil Rights Groups Standing Up to the Telecom Giants?
Public interest organizations say deregulating phone service providers will hurt communities of color, but major civil rights groups are still in favor.
AT&T’s Deregulation Campaign
As the company moves to Internet-based telephone service, it’s looking to shed regulatory obligations that benefit low-income Americans.
The Criminal Cost of Talking to a Loved One Behind Bars
Telephone companies and state governments make millions off of prison families.
The Santa Fe Reporter
JP Morgan Chase makes a thriving business out of New Mexicans on food stamps.
Health concerns raised over proposed pesticide
California considers unleashing a toxic new pesticide into local strawberry fields.
Fighting For Their Lives
The Supreme Court considers whether it’s cruel and unusual punishment to lock up teenagers for life without parole.
The Right to Live Again
As California prepares to start shrinking its prison system, advocates see more peril than promise.