5. Express your identity through spending 1. Spend money on experiences The research about spending on others is particularly
I was equally as confused because the American seemed to have understood my Arabic. "What state are you from?" I asked him
The heads of prisons across the country call for a big reduction in the use of solitary.
Nobody of any age should be held in jail without a trial for three years. No child or adolescent should be held in an adult jail. Yet, a 16-year-old accused of stealing a backpack was kept in one of the most violent adult jails in the United States, Rikers Island in New York City, for three years without a trial. This was morally scandalous and inhumane. Even worse, he spent more than two years of that time in solitary confinement, locked up alone except to go to the shower, the recreation area, the visit room or the medical clinic. This was torture. The suicide of 22-year-old Kalief Browder on June 6, barely two years after his release and return home, was the final horror in his tragic and brutal journey into the depths of the adult criminal justice system in New York.
More than 200 inmates at Pelican Bay, California’s toughest prison, have spent over a decade locked in windowless 8-foot
On any given day, about 300 immigrants are held in solitary confinement at the 50 largest detention facilities that make
The following essay is by William Blake, who has been held in solitary confinement for nearly 26 years. Read more on Solitary
(CNN) -- Tommy Silverstein has been held in solitary confinement for the past 27 years, longer than anyone else in the federal