So sickeningly sad but true…we need a big change now!
Radical firebrand, Anonymous friend, and activist lawyer Stanley Cohen is currently a guest of the President at USP Canaan, a high security prison in rural Pennsylvania, serving 18 months behind bars for tax evasion. It is from the proud New Yorker’s rural retreat that he shared with us the following editorial on the systematic dehumanization of prisoners in US custody. It is, he says, no accident or byproduct: it is the entire point of the for-profit prison industrial system. In this piece, he describes a humanitarian crisis within the nation’s prisons and calls on the President to right the wrongs being done daily, all across incarcerated America. This piece first appeared on Facebook and is reposted here by permission of the Support Stanley L. Cohen page.
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