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Lynne Stewart Reads “Prisoners Voices Blocked and Censorship of US Prisons”

Jaan Laaman

The United States is often called the country of prisons because we are five percent of the world’s population, but the U.S. holds 25 percent of all the prisoners in the world. Recently we have… Full Transcript

Voting: The Final Fig Leaf

Mumia Abu-Jamal

As elections near, voters face the choices before them with something like dread: Donald Trump: loud, bombastic, bellicose, rich as Croesus, and xenophobic; or the presumptive Democratic nominee (unless Vermont’s Bernie Sanders manages to upend… Full Transcript

The Fruit of a Poisonous Tree

Mumia Abu-Jamal

In legal theory there is something known as ‘the -fruit-of-the-poisonous-tree’ doctrine, which holds that an illegal search, arrest or interrogation ‘poisons’ -or taints – all that follows, and as such, it may not be used… Full Transcript

Clintonism Laid Bare

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Bill Clinton, perhaps the best raw political animal of his generation, said a mouthful recently, especially when he confronted activists from the ubiquitous Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. There, the primary political architect of the… Full Transcript

Ehrlichman: War on Drugs Really War on Blacks and Hippies

Mumia Abu-Jamal

For the youth of today, the name John Ehrlichman rings no bells. For people who lived through the ’60s, it is either famous or notorious. The name references a former high-ranking member of the White… Full Transcript