Stories by Jessica Pupovac

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Posted on: Sep 11, 2009, Source: AlterNet

While other states release low-risk, high-cost prisoners, CA officials want to jail another terminal prisoner, on taxpayers' dime.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2009, Source: AlterNet

A national march this week is just one example of the ongoing resistance by Hondurans against the coup.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2008, Source: AlterNet

With former prisoners and their families at the helm, the movement to abolish supermax prisons and end solitary confinement is gaining ground.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2008, Source: AlterNet

More than 20 years after being tortured into giving confessions by Chicago police officers, dozens of black men remain behind bars.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2008, Source: AlterNet

As Canadian immigration officials stand poised to deport U.S. war resisters, activists and Parliament work to provide a safe haven.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2008, Source: AlterNet

In supermax prisons, 23 hours a day of solitary confinement is the norm. How did our prison system become so cruel?

Posted on: Mar 3, 2008, Source: In These Times

The Pentagon fails to protect U.S. troops from sexual abuse -- sometimes with deadly results.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet

As an anti-terror task force targets three young Puerto Ricans in New York, people take to the streets.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

When crack cocaine possession means 24 years in prison and manslaughter means only 3, you know something is seriously wrong with the U.S. criminal justice system.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Motivated by a nationwide decline in hunters, industry-sponsored hunter's education classes are enticing record numbers of kids to take up the sport.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

About 8,000 soldiers have gone AWOL since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and many of them are looking to their predecessors for support.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2006, Source: The NewStandard

Rather than accept cheap diesel from Venezuela, the city chose to raise commuting costs for low-income residents.