2021-11-21: News Headlines

_____ (2021-11-20). Steven Donziger's First Letter From Prison. popularresistance.org I am finally able to write directly from inside the belly of the beast: the federal prison in Danbury, CT. I am now on day 23 of my incarceration, and the experience has been nothing short of mind-blowing. I am living with another person in a 54 sq ft cell; next door is a 37-year-old man, one of the kindest people I have ever met. He was sentenced to a 35-year term for gang violence when he was 19. Three people in my unit of 80 or so men are lifers and have over 30 years in the system. | The length of the sentences for various crimes is astounding. We are unique as a country for the extraordinarily punitive natur…

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