Joining the professional firefighting crews on the front lines of the massive California wildfires are thousands of prisoners, brought out of their jails to engage in this dangerous work, all for a dollar an hour or less.
The Council of Representatives of the American Psychological Association extends a policy to keep its members out of the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay.
Crystal Mason didn't know that in Texas you can't vote while on parole or supervised release. What happened next is hard to believe.
Led by Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, inmates are calling for a restoration of voting rights, rehabilitation services and more.
Urging Americans to support the protest, a spokesperson says, "Every single field and industry is affected on some level by prisons, from our license plates to the fast food that we eat to the stores that we shop at."
Tamimi uses the experience of being jailed to advantage, as have many other colonial prisoners including Mandela and Gandhi.