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An essay from a prisoner held in solitary confinement for the last 25 years, with more than 50 to go. He describes his experience and difficulty with his sentence. Arguably inhumane treatment; but on the flip side, so is murder, isn't it? When it comes to [near] life sentences, should there still be an effort to rehabilitation?

Voices from Solitary: A Sentence Worse Than Death - Solitary Watch

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The stuff you’ve been told all summer about the first year of college is well intentioned. But there’s a huge amount of misinformation out there. Here’s some of it.

The Real Skinny on Freshman Year

Four Steps to Choosing a College Major - The New York Times>>> Relevant and interesting even to recent grads/young professionals

US President Barack Obama, alongside Charles Samuels (R), Bureau of Prisons Director, and Ronald Warlick (L), a correctional officer,…

Obama’s crusade against a criminal justice system devoid of ‘second chances’

President Obama Shortens the Sentences of 102 Drug Offenders : He's now commuted more sentences than the past 11 presidents combined

Scientists Fear Climate Data Gap as Trump Aims at Satellites. Even if Congress votes to keep NASA environmental missions, the nation’s climate monitoring faces challenges, researchers say.

Scientists Fear Climate Data Gap as Trump Aims at Satellites

Even if Congress votes to keep NASA environmental missions, the nation’s climate monitoring faces challenges, researchers say.

Inside the Bizarre, Unsolved Case of the Long Island Serial Killer

Inside the Bizarre, Unsolved Case of the Long Island Serial Killer

How a string of murders became one of America's most infamous crimes, fueling wild conspiracy theories and rumors along the way.

Through community and media outreach, and engaging elected officials and other high profile individuals, MLP aims to achieve its goal to free cannabis-convicted prisoners serving life sentences |  Realities of Life Imprisonment for #Cannabis Users  | #CannabisNow Magazine

Realities of Life Imprisonment for Cannabis Users

Alternatives to incarceration are cutting prison numbers, costs and crime

Alternatives to incarceration are cutting prison numbers, costs and crime

Convicted of shooting a known Al Qaeda op who had killed 2 U.S. Troops and was tagged KILL/CAPTURE. RAGING INJUSTICE!

Soldier Michael Behenna Sentenced to in Prison for Shooting Al Qaeda Op. Pray for him.

Alternatives to Incarceration for Women with Erika Kates, Ph.D., senior research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women

Alternatives to Incarceration for Women with Erika Kates, Ph., senior research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women

Drug Courts: Alternative to Drug-related Incarcerations    What are your thoughts on our newest blog post.        #Addiction #AddictionTreatment #AlcoholandDrugTreatment   #CriminalJustice #drugabuse #drugaddiction #drugaddicts #DrugCourts #DrugCrimes #drugrehabilitation #drugtreatment #drugtreatmentcenter #prescriptiondrugaddiction #ProgressiveDisease #substanceabuse   #TheWatershedAddictionTreatment #TranstheoreticalModel

Drug Courts: Alternative to Drug-related Incarcerations

What I Wish My Parents Had Taught Me About Money

What I Wish My Parents Had Taught Me About Money

This is Irrefutable Evidence of the Value of a Humanities Education: HuffPost article on what people have done with humanities majors

Neil deGrasse Tyson's most astounding fact adapted as a comic

Neil deGrasse Tyson's most astounding fact adapted as a comic

The US must commit to rehabilitate and reform prisoners.

The U.S. must commit to rehabilitate and reform prisoners

The White House plan announced last week to award federal education funding to prison inmates spotlighted a population that is often an afterthought in the national discussion on college access.

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